Motivational interviewing 2

  1. As an APRN, how could you positively affect the health of a 34-year-old female who is 36 weeks pregnant – G2P1AB0 – presents to your office complaining of shortness of breath and ankle swelling. has a history of hypertension. She states she “”officially” stopped her blood pressure medications when she found out she was pregnant
  2. What would be the pros and cons of utilizing the technique of Motivational Interviewing with a 19-year-old female for STI screening, has several new partners, not been using condoms but does have an IUD, started smoking marijuana and taking prescription medications over the previous two months. She is worried about having contracted an STI .