Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Motivational interviewing, RN-BSN, Nursing education
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to collect information on the perceptions of motivational interviewing (MI) among Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students and whether or not the students felt it could increase holistic practice. Methodology: A qualitative descriptive study was used to collect data through semi-structured one on one interviews from six RN-BSN students post a module taught on MI. Qualitative content analysis was utilized to process the data. Findings: The students felt that MI was a useful tool for practice in improving patient communication and would contribute to holistic practice.
Smart, Christie M., "The Perceptions of Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students of Motivational Interviewing" (2017). Doctoral Projects. 68.