Nursing 1160A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Health Promotion, Organizational Culture, Decision Aids
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Week 5 – February 2nd, 2016 Virginia Polihronova
Thinking like a Nurse – Care Plans and Concept Maps
Week 5 – February 2nd, 2016
oWritten guideline for conduct of care
oTool nurses use to record actions that will be used with client
oMust communicate amongst nurses and other members of HCT
oCommunicates info about goals and assessment data and expected data
oIdentifies interventions and rationales
oEvaluates the plan
oActs as a blueprint for nursing actions
oGives direction for implementation of care
oDeveloped after comprehensive patient profile has been established
oEx. reviewing problem and history of client
oMay include physical assessment, lab test results, etc.
oAll info must be collected before writing a care plan
oOpportunity to identify possible nursing focus area(s)
oDone by comparing collected data to norms
DATA GOALS EXPECTED
relevant to the
issue you have
Relevant lab data
Date data was
A target date
when goal will
be achieved or
interventions that must be
performed to achieve the
Stated interventions should
answer the following
What is the intervention?
When should it be
How should the
intervention be performed?
Who should be involved?
Why you will do these
See example p. 183 P&P
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