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1

what is nursing process

framework to guide thinking

2

what are the 5 phases of nursing process

assessment
diagnoiss
planning
intervention
evalution

3

what is the nursing care plan

Identifies client problems in need of nursing care
Predicts outcomes sensitive to nursing care
Lists intervention that will result in expected outcomes

4

what is assessment

he process of gathering information about a client’s health status to identify concerns and needs than can be treated or managed by nursing care.

5

Functional Health Patterns

refers to the positive and negative behaviors a person uses to interact with the environment and maintain health.

6

what is a nursing diagnosis

Identifying the client problems that can be treated with nursing care.

7

Actual Diagnosis

current problem
Can identify S/S (defining characteristics)
Ask: Are there S/S that indicate a problem exists?

8

risk for diagnosis

problem that may develop
Plan of care to PREVENT problem

9

wellness diagnosis

a desire by person, family, community to move to higher state of being

10

what is a collaborative diagnosis

interventions from different healthcare team members may
Many nursing diagnosis require both dependent and independent nursing interventions

11

what is planning g

Identification of outcomes
Develop interventions to achieve outcomes

12

Collaborative planning

planning with other healthcare pofessionals

13

what is intervention

Help client make lifestyle change
Support physical function
Support homeostasis
Support psychosocial or spiritual functioning
Support family unit
Make effective use of health care system

14

what is evaluation

Systematic, ongoing process
Have outcomes been met?
Has nursing care been effective?
Must have developed measurable, realistic, attainable outcomes to have accurate meaningful evaluation