Nursing processes

  1. P
    • problem
    • etiology or related factor
    • symptom or defining characteristics
  2. Prioritizing problems
    • High: ABC and safety 
    • intermediate: non emergent, non life threatening 
    • low: future well being
  3. Difference between a goal and outcome
    Outcome is a measurable change
  4. SMART
    Specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timed
  5. examples of nursing interventions
    All, physical care, life saving measures, counseling, teaching, preventive measures
  6. Correctly stated intervention should include
    Assessment, action and teaching

    it should be specific with how, when and how much
  7. diagnosis
    Actual and potential problems
  8. A nursing diagnosis is
    A formal statement of the patient’s response to the health problem
  9. Three types of nursing diagnosis
    • actual
    • potential 
    • health promotion
  10. Nursing diagnosis provides
    The basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse is accountable
  11. Parts of a nursing diagnosis
    A problem related to cause as evidence by symptoms
  12. the “p” will guide
    • The outcome and goals
    • can be actual or potential
  13. the “e” will guide
    Nursing interventions
  14. “s”
    • Pt statements
    • physical findings
    • lab tests
    • vitals
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Nursing processes
Nursing processes