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Authors

  1. Kumm, Sharon MN, MS, CCRN
  2. Hicks, Vicki MS, ARNP
  3. Shupe, Suzy MN, ARNP, CS
  4. Hagemaster, Julia PhD, ARNP

Abstract

Nurses are in an excellent position to assist clients to change behaviors that will improve their health. The client is the expert on what to change and which method will work best. Matching your approach to the client's stage of change will motivate the client to move along the continuum of change.