nursing goal

nursing goal

A specific expected outcome of nursing intervention as related to the established nursing diagnosis. A goal is stated in terms of a desired, measurable change in patient status or behavior. Nursing goals provide direction for selection of appropriate nursing interventions and evaluation of patient progress.
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A collaborative team approach to prevent and identify delirium supports the nursing goal of delivering the best possible care.
Total turnover, and especially turnover in less than one year, in Cancer Center nursing has been below the Department of Nursing goal consistently.
Instrument measures nursing goal achievements: Assessment of departmental power within organizations.
In Rogerian practice, the nursing goal is to facilitate a transition from a lower frequency to a higher frequency, promote human betterment, and to support well-being (Gueldner et al., 2005; Rogers, 1992).
There are three essential components for understanding nurses' ethical responsibilities: nursing goals are the main anchors, knowledge of ethics language and skills, and developing the personal characteristics that provide the motivation to have the tenacity to see through needed actions.
Supervising--(Analyzed, Assessed, Compared, Developed, Established, Inspected, Modified, Prohibited, Regulated, Revised, Updated) Example: Modified the nursing goals for the assisted living unit.
Additionally, service-learning curricula reflect professional nursing goals of leadership and social justice by providing students with opportunities to practice developing skills (Groh et al., 2011).
The nursing process of assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, then evaluating care will be used as a generic framework, (5) with the assertion that this approach to music in nursing (MIN) can be used to achieve a broad range of potential nursing goals.
Texas participants in the project include the Texas Nurses Association, the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives and the Texas Team: Advancing Health through Nursing, a state action coalition focused on achieving the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing goals. The first step in the campaign was to develop and conduct a survey to assess the knowledge of professional registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) across the state of Texas.
The events featured renowned nurse experts on workforce issues, advanced practice roles in health care, and the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing goals for a more highly educated nursing workforce.

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