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8th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 17-19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA

October 17 -19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA
NWC 2023

Nina Beaman

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Nina Beaman
Aspen University, United States
Title : Motivating behavioral change


Many chronic diseases as well as infectious diseases have been linked to patient behavior. Yet, often patients are reticent to change. This session will address theories and research that support empowering patients to make necessary behavioral changes to improve health. Participants will learn how to make the responsibility of health owned by the patient, to foster patient-centered care.

Audience Take Away Notes:

  • Describe theories of behavioral change.
  • Discuss the responsibility that patients have in their own care.
  • Identify ways to empower patients to improve their health and stay motivated to make behavioral changes.


Dr. Nina Beaman is ANCC board-certified as a psychiatric nurse. She is also a certified nurse educator, women’s health nurse, and medical assistant. Dr. Beaman is the Chief Nurse Administrator of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Aspen University, where she also teaches forensic and public health courses. She lives on a farm in rural Virginia, with her husband who is a farm-to-table chef and serves as a parish nurse.