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This ground-breaking book is designed to enable nurses to understand the process of planned change. It presents overviews of three widely accepted change theories as well as a new systems-orientated planned change theory, and shows the implications of the theories for nursing practice.

The Rogers Diffusion Model
The Rogers diffusion model

The study of diffusion has value for the nursing profession and the consuming public. The Rogers diffusion model, one of the most popular of the change writings used by nurses, relates to planned change by providing many insightful and research-based implications for planning the diffusion of innovations. Additionally, the diffusion approach provides “a natural framework in which to evaluate the impact of development programs in agriculture, family planning, public health, and nutrition” in developing (and developed) ...

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