mutual goal setting


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setting

 [set´ing]
establishment or creation of something.
limit setting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as establishing the parameters of desirable and acceptable patient behavior.
mutual goal setting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collaborating with the patient to identify and prioritize care goals, then developing a plan for achieving those goals through the construction and use of goal attainment scaling.

mutual goal setting

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as collaborating with the patient to identify and prioritize care goals, then developing a plan for achieving those goals. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.