School of Nursing, College of Health Professions
200 Ferris Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
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The registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the healthcare consumer’s health or the situation.
The registered nurse analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues.
The registered nurse identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
The registered nurse develops a plan of care that prescribes strategies and interventions to attain expected outcomes.
The nurse implements the interventions identified in the plan.
Standard 5A. Coordination of Care
Standard 5B. Health Teaching and Health Promotion
Standard 5C. Consultation (Graduate Prepared Specialty or Advanced Practice Nurse)
Standard 5D. Prescriptive Authority and Treatment (Advanced Practice Nurse)
The registered nurse evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
The registered nurse practices ethically.
The registered nurse attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.
The registered nurse integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
The registered nurse contributes to quality nursing practice.
The registered nurse communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
The registered nurse demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
The registered nurse collaborates with the healthcare consumer, family and others in the conduct of nursing practice.
The registered nurse evaluates her or his own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.
The registered nurse utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective and financially responsible.
The registered nurse practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice, 2010