Nursing Process and Critical Thinking: The Nursing Process
The Nursing Process is an essential decision-making system used by nurses to meet the healthcare needs of patients. It can be used in any setting and it allows for specific, individualized and holistic activities that promote the patients return to optimum health. This program provides a description of each of the five steps of the nursing process, and demonstrates their application in a realistic patient case scenario.
After viewing the program, the learner should be able to:
- Define the nursing process
- List and describe each of the 5 steps of the nursing process
- Explain the value of using the nursing process to improve patient care