Definitions And Classification Of The American Nurses Association

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According to Keenan (1999), standardized nursing language is a “common language, readily understood by all nurses, to describe care” (p. 1 2). The American Nurses Association (ANA) has 13 recognized standardized nursing terminologies that support nursing practice. The following are the terminologies and the year they were recognized.
1. NANDA-I: nursing diagnosis, definitions and classification : 1992
2. Nursing intervention classification system (NIC) : 1992
3. Clinical care classification system (CCC) formerly home health care classification system (HHCC) : 1992
4. Omaha system: 1992
5. Nursing outcomes classification (NOC) : 1997
6. Nursing management minimum data set (NMMDS) : 1998
7. Perioperative nursing data set (PNDS) : 1999
8. SNOMED CT : 1999
9. Nursing minimum data set (NMDS) : 1999
10. International classification for nursing practice (ICNP): 2000
11. ABC codes: 2000
12. Logical observation identifiers names and codes (LOINC) : 2002
13. Patient care data set (PCDS) :…

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