The nursing process is a series of organized steps designed for nurses to provide excellent care. Learn the five phases, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating.
Can a nurse make a medical diagnosis?
Diagnosing. Registered nurses (other than certified practice nurses) have the authority to diagnose conditions only. Under the Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioner Regulation, you can make a nursing diagnosis that identifies a condition as the cause of a client’s signs or symptoms.
What is the meaning of nursing?
Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. Nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people.