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Motivational Interviewing in Chronic Kidney Disease

Motivational Interviewing in Chronic Kidney Disease

Patient empowerment is an important concept in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease. This presentation discusses the foundational aspects of motivational interviewing, basic counseling techniques, and the importance of this collaborative counseling method in this population. By communicating and empowering patients, many outcomes have been shown to improve in chronic kidney disease.



11801 Olive Blvd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141 United States
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Abigail Yancey

Abigail Yancey, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Abigail Yancey, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, is a Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC). Dr Yancey earned her B.S. in Pharmacy and Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, MO. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and a specialty residency in adult internal medicine at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Otsuka, she spent 18-years at St. Louis College of Pharmacy as a Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice with a clinical practice site at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital. Dr Yancey was highly involved as an interdisciplinary educator for internal medicine resident physicians and a preceptor for both pharmacy students and residents. Dr Yancey is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP).

Dr Abigail Yancey is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)


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