Talking to people with epilepsy and their caregivers about the serious risks, including the risk of dying, can be empowering, and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time. The first three videos demonstrate how to have these conversations effectively. In the final two videos, families share why they want to know about the risk of dying from epilepsy and clinician shares why it is important.
Example Using Motivational Interviewing
Example Addressing Patient Barriers
In this video, a clinician determines a patient’s barriers to avoiding emergency room visits and offers solutions to motivate the patient and make behavior change possible.
Example Using Motivational Interviewing to Determine Barriers and Provide Solutions
In this video, a clinician demonstrates using motivational interviewing techniques to determine a patient’s barriers to giving her sound his epilepsy medication as prescribed.