North American Nursing Diagnosis Association


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North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA)

a professional organization of registered nurses created in 1982. The purpose of the organization is "to develop, refine, and promote a taxonomy of nursing diagnostic terminology of general use to the professional."

North A·mer·i·can Nurs·ing Di·ag·no·sis As·so·ci·a·tion

(NANDA) (nōrth ă-mer'i-kăn nŭrs'ing dī-ăg-nō'sis ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
nursing Organization for development and classification of nursing diagnoses.
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Each North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (2004) nursing diagnosis can be connected to a series of Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) nursing interventions.
Our institution uses the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) approved nursing diagnoses to guide the development of the nursing plan of care.
2] It has been endorsed, in one way or another, by the Order of Nurses of Quebec, the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, the American Nurses Association, and the Colleges of Nurses of Ontario, eighty colleges and universities, and the National Institute of Health (NIH), U.

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