• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

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.

Analysis and Critique of the Rogers Diffusion Model
Analysis and critique of the Rogers diffusion model

This chapter contains two main sections: analysis of the Rogers diffusion model and critique of the model.

Analysis of the Rogers Diffusion Model

After a general description of the model, analysis proceeds with an examination of the purposes of the model and the ways the model deals with ideas about person, environment, and health. The analysis depicts the ways the model manages the tasks of description, explanation, and prediction. It addresses the breadth of the model, explores model concepts, and examines their relationships. It gives attention to model definitions, illustrations, and ...

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