Formulating a nursing care plan

A nursing care plan, or nursing diagnosis care plan, outlines the nursing care to be provided to a patient who suffers from an aligment. Learning to write a nursing care plan is difficult but there are a few key steps to remember when putting one together that will ease the process of writing a nursing care plan.

Characteristics of a quality nursing care plan

  • It focuses on actions which are designed to solve or minimize the existing problem.
  • It is a product of a deliberate systematic process.
  • It relates to the future.
  • It is based upon identifiable health and nursing problems.
  • Elements of the nursing care plan

  • NANDA nursing diagnosis with related factors and diagnostic criteria
  • Nursing outcome classifications with specified outcomes to be achieved including deadlines
  • Nursing intervention classifications with specified interventions.
  • Sample nursing care plan

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