Summary: Responsible for the effective delivery and management of patient care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to the standards of nursing practice. This includes assessment and reassessment, identification of problems and strengths, planning of interventions and the evaluation and documentation of outcomes of the nursing care provided. This includes the involvement of the patient and/or significant other (s) and is in collaboration with the healthcare team. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient(s) as indicated.
Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, infusion, intensive care unit, psychatric, registed, registered nurse, staff nurse, tcu, transitional