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ABSTRACT: Motivational interviewing workshop in a virtual world: learning as avatars

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Limited research has been done to understand outcomes of continuing medical education offered in three-dimensional, immersive virtual worlds. We studied a case of a virtual world workshop on motivational interviewing (MI) applied to smoking cessation counseling and its educational impact. METHODS: To facilitate content development and evaluation, we specified desired

ABSTRACT: Smoking cessation: a community-based approach to continuing medical education.

Continuing medical education can help close the gaps between current and desired tobacco cessation practices. This paper reports a case of an innovative community-based continuing education approach implemented by a multi-organizational initiative aimed at increasing smoking cessation rates among adults in the USA. The approach involved collaborative partnerships with healthcare