About the Course


Health professionals who are engaged in the care of patients with type 2 diabetes,hypertension, high cholesterol in primary care settings, and they include:

  • Family physicians
  • Internists
  • Gynecologists
  • Geriatricians
  • Endocrinologists 
  • Cardiologists 


We know health care teams are stretched thin. That’s why we’ve designed quick, less than 15-minute mini-courses to give you the most information in the least time. 

At the end of the course, learners will be able to: 

  1. Use time management skills for patient visits
  2. Identify patients’ experience of illness and health beliefs
  3. Analyze patients’ behavior intentions
  4. Use evidence-based strategies for beneficent persuasion
  5. Fine-tune what to say and how to say it with patients
  6. Structure effective patient messaging
  7. Address patients’ diverse health beliefs
  8. Help close patients’ knowledge and action gaps

Course design (2:09)


Yi-an Yang, MS, MA

Health and intercultural communication

Dr. Daniel O'Keefe, PhD

Persuasion and argumentation research

Enrollment process (1:41)

What People Say

“In my clinical experience, Amah Health is an innovative educational tool to help clinicians better connect with their patients and understand their unique perspectives...I cannot state enough the value of this type of education for rising physicians as well as doctors, nurses, and other allied health professionals in clinical practice.”

-Daniel Wasser, MD, Senior Medical Director, New Hope, Pennsylvania

“This is a radical innovation to influence health behaviors through better communication skills. It's good timing for the new patient-provider dynamics under the pandemic. With telehealth, patients are more open to discuss their health questions.”

-Stephanie D. Willding, CEO, CommunityHealth

“I’d recommend this course to be taken by healthcare providers in general, specifically physicians or nurses.”

-Rocio L., Health Education Manager, CommunityHealth