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Join me, Dr Sam Manger MD, for real and in-depth conversations with guests, experts and advocates from around the world sharing knowledge, stories, insight and experience on a variety of health-related topics.  This podcast is specifically designed-with-love for health professionals and anybody else interested in health, science and medicine.

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Dec 6, 2018

Kim Poyner is a practice nurse, health coach and previously an ICU nurse.  She is the Founder of MediCoach, winner of the 2015 APNA Best Practice Award in Nursing for Chronic Disease Management, and presenter of Care Co-ordination, Care Planning and Coaching in General Practice. Kim has been invited to work with the World Health Organisation on obesity prevention and has presented multiple workshops on health coaching with the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

This is an episode I suggest you listen to many times as Kim shares some absolute pearls of wisdom about helping patients on their health journey.  Today we discuss:

-What is health coaching?

- What is the evidence base?

- Some myths and facts about behaviour change

- How do we help people "not ready" to change

- A range of clinical pearls and tips on behaviour change

- Resources


She has no conflicts of interest to declare outside of being the Founder of MediCoach.


Textbook/training book = Coaching Psychology Manual by Margaret Moore - 


More information and workshops @ 

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