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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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The cornerstone of measuring outcomes in the Omaha System is the Problem Rating Scale for Outcomes, used in the three areas of Knowledge, Behavior and Status (The Omaha System, 2012, and MOSUG, 2012).
During the conference, they shared details about their exciting Omaha System applications in their home countries through speeches, poster presentations, and discussion.
The focus of her career is the Omaha System, a standardized terminology designed to enhance practice, documentation, and information management.
The Omaha System International Conference was held in Eagan, Minnesota on April 16-18, 2009.
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The 4th biennial Omaha System International Conference--A Key to Practice, Documentation, and Information Management, was held April 12-14, 2007 in Eagan, MN, and was co-sponsored by Martin Associates and the University of Minnesota School of Nursing.