ATI Fundamentals For Nursing Chapter 7 - Nursing Process
- is a cyclical, critical thinking process that consist of 5 steps to follow in a purposeful, goal-directed, systematic way to achieve optimal client outcomes. It is a variation of scientific reasoning that helps nurses organize nursing care and apply the optimal available evidence to care delivery.
- is a dynamic, continuous, client-centered, problem-solving, and decision-making framework that is foundational to nursing practice.
- provides a framework throughout which nurses can apply knowldge, experience, judgment, and skills, as well as established standards of nursing practice to the formulation of a plan of nursing care.
- helps nurses integrate critical thinking creativity to base nursing judgment on reason.
- promotes the professionalism of nursing from the practice of medicine and that of other health care professionals.
- Assessment (data collection)
- Analysis (data collection)
Name the nursing process framework (in order)
- Nurse must ask clients appropriate questions
- listen carefully to responses
- have an excellent head-to-toe physical assessment skills
How to collect date effectively?
- Recognize patterns or trends
- Compare the data with expected standards or reference ranges
- Arrive at conclusions to guide nursing care/
During Analysis/Data Collection, nurses are required to look at the data and ... (name 3 more)