applying standardized terminologies to practice Essay

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Applying Standardized Terminologies in Practice Chamberlain College of Nursing NR 512: Nursing Informatics Summer 2014 Introduction The health industry is in the process of adopting evidence based interventions. This has lead to the standardization on the mode of communication in the classification of diagnosis, applied interventions and the expected outcomes. In this standardization process, the NANDA, NIC, and NOC elements are the most commonly used and effective systems. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of these standardized terminologies as they relate to a patient with congestive heart failure, identify the elements of NANDA, NIC and NOC and describe the data,…show more content…
This will include the determination of the kind of diet a patient takes and the degree of exercising together with the knowledge of how various activities affect the heart. The next consideration would be the determination of the body’s fluid levels. This would be followed by the examination of the body and patient’s regulatory systems which affects the body’s fluid level. The next step will then be the evaluation of the disease status of the patient. Other diseases may have a negative effect to the ability of the heart to pump blood to the various parts of the body and this step will enable the nurse to discover which disease is causing a negative effect to the heart. The evaluation of the family status will reveal any conflicts that may be causing the heart failure while at the same time provide an understanding of the degree of effectiveness of therapeutic regimen management. Through this data, the nurse will be in a position to determine the patient’s current status and aid in determining the level of outcomes that is required to manage the disease effectively. Nursing Outcome Classification At this stage, the nurse should establish the levels to be reached for each of the causes determined in the diagnosis process. First, the nurse should set the required compliance behavior to the strategies to be implemented. This will be followed by the determination of the level of
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