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Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e318238e510
Feature: CE Connection

Motivational Interviewing: Helping Patients Move Toward Change

Richardson, Luann

Continued Education
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Abstract

Abstract: Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a valuable tool for nurses to help patients address behavior change. MI has been found effective for helping patients with multiple chronic conditions, adherence issues, and lifestyle issues change their health behaviors. For Christian nurses, MI is consistent with biblical principles and can be seen as a form of ministry. This article overviews the process of MI, stages of change, and offers direction for further learning.

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