About the short course series


Yi-an Yang, MS, MA

Health and intercultural communication

Dr. Daniel O'Keefe, PhD

Persuasion and argumentation research

About this short course


This activity is intended for family physicians, internists, gynecologists, geriatricians, endocrinologists, and cardiologists who are engaged in the care of patients with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol in primary care settings.


After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Identify the steps and language that facilitate setting up a patient-centered agenda

What you'll get

We’ve designed this quick, less than 15-minute mini-course to give you the most information in the least time. 

In this course, you'll learn or refresh your memories about evidence-based health coaching techniques which enables you to use time effectively and efficiently while practicing patient-centered care. End goal? Make every second of your time with a patient count.