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Omaha System

 [o´ma-hah]
a research-based and comprehensive practice, documentation, and information management framework based on the nursing or problem-solving process, the clinician-client relationship, and concepts of diagnostic reasoning, clinical judgment, and quality improvement. It was designed for members of various disciplines, including nurses, other health care professionals, and students. It consists of three relational, reliable, and valid clinical components useful from the time of client admission until discharge from service. The components are designed for classifying assessment (problem classification scheme), interventions (intervention scheme), and outcomes measurement (problem rating scale for outcomes). See Appendix on the Omaha System.

Omaha System

a method of community health nursing practice, documentation, and data management based on a nursing process model. It incorporates three standardized schemes: the problem classification scheme, the intervention scheme, and the problem rating scale for outcomes.

O·ma·ha sys·tem

(ō'mă-haw sis'tĕm)
Classification system for managing data involving individual patients, families, and communities. Data are organized under three components: problems, interventions, and outcomes.
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Develop A Usable Omaha System Pathway For Children And Youth With Special Health Needs (including Additional Care Plans For The Early Hearing Detection And Intervention And Birth Defects Programs As Necessary);
For Nursing Outcomes: The Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS), the Omaha System, and HHCC.
There is no published evidence that the full Omaha system has been computerized elsewhere.
Steps of the implementation process included having a nursing team attend the Omaha System Conference, developing an Omaha System training plan, helping staff learn and practice use of the Omaha System, purchasing an EHR that incorporated the Omaha System language, and training staff on use of the EHR.
Faculty and students reported on various educational applications of the Omaha System.
The report asks for information about the purpose of the visit, basic vital signs, a nursing assessment based on the Neuman model variables, summary statements based on the nursing diagnosis taxonomy (9), and prevention based on the Neuman model (5) and the Omaha System Intervention (10).
received the first Omaha System Excellence in Education Award during the April 2011 Omaha System International Conference in Eagan, MN.
21-23 The 2005 Omaha System Conference, "A Key to Practice, Documentation, and Information System Management," co-sponsored by Martin Associates and the College of St.
7-9 April, 2011 Omaha System International Conference in Eagan, MN.