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This Course is a Live Webinar and will be live-streamed:

6:20 pm ET, 5:20 pm CT, 4:20 pm MT, 3:20 pm AZ, 3:20 pm PT

Applying Brief Motivational Interviewing During Patient Care

Michelle C. Arnett, RDH, MS

Michelle Arnett graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) School of Dentistry in 2004 with her certification in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelor of Science. She began working in private clinical practice and had a fulfilling clinical career for ten years before pursuing a graduate degree. Michelle Arnett’s interest in education and research led her to the University of Michigan (U-M) School of Dentistry where she obtained a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene (MSDH) in 2016.

As a MSDH student, she was invited to join the U-M Dental Hygiene (DH) faculty. From 2015-2018, she taught in the entry-level and degree-completion DH programs and was a clinical research coordinator and practicing dental hygienist in the U-M Department of Graduate Periodontics.

Michelle Arnett joined the University of Minnesota in 2018 as a Clinical Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Primary Dental Care. She teaches Periodontology, Communications, and the Dental Hygiene Care Process: Clinical Application III and IV. In addition to teaching in a didactic setting, she also teaches in clinic and conducts research in the area of motivational interviewing and periodontology.

Michelle Arnett’s professional memberships include Sigma Phi Alpha-Nu Chapter, American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).


1. Know the importance of effective communication during patient care

2. Define Motivational Interviewing (MI)

3. Describe the “Spirit of MI”

4. Value brief motivational interviewing (BMI) as a communication approach in a dental setting

5. Discover the guiding strategies, RULES, and Elicit-Provide-Elicit for supporting positive behavior changes

*** Zoom Webinar ***

6:20pm- Welcome, announcements 

    6:30pm-8:30PM Presentation 

2 CE ADHA Members: $15 Non-Members: $30 DDS: $50 |  

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             Approved PACE program

Provider FAGD/MAGD credit.
             Approval does not imply
             acceptance by a state or
             provincial board of dentistry or
             AGD endorsement.
            09/16/2020 to 09/15/2024
            Provider ID #208117

Course Contact: Sandyksutton@yahoo.com

Course Categories: Patient Relations, Communications, Management,Oral / Health Education & Patient Counseling

Provider Approval: Michigan Only - (AGD-PACE) Academy of General Dentistry Program approval for Continuing Education

Educational Type: Live

Educational Method: Lecture

Prerequisites :


Sponsor(s): None

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None

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Date / Time

Thu, May 18, 2023: 06:20 PM - 08:30 PM ET