Health coaching videos and techniques. Health coaching can be defined as 'helping patients gain the knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to become active participants in their care so that they can reach their self-identified health goals.'
Techniques health coaches often use to deliver patient-centred care
The following videos highlight some of the tasks and techniques a health coach can use with clients.
Shared agenda setting
In different countries, different terms are used for medication reviews or reconciliations. In New Zealand, a medication reconciliation is usually a formal process by a health professional such as a pharmacist with special training to do this.
A simple medication review can be conducted by a health coach to help understand how a person is actually taking their medicines. This information can then be passed onto the prescriber or a pharmacist to provide more specific advice to the patient.