What EXACTLY is a care plan? - page 5
by DisneyNurseGal, BSN, RN | 10,163 Views | 40 Comments
There are a lot of posts on this site about care plans; however, while I can somewhat guess what they are, I was wondering if someone could explain them to me. What are they? When in Nursing School do you do them? Why are they... Read More
- 1Oct 14, '12 by Esme12, BSN, RN Senior ModeratorQuote from reesedatdudeThe care plan is the document to help everyone "know" how to care for the patient the same was and "know" what to look out for.......keeping everyone on the same page.Thank you for this mikeicurn!! This really helped me out because I'm doing my first care plan now and I constantly got mixed up due to me trying to treat the doctor's diagnosis versus actually coming up with nursing diagnoses to help the patient feel better, leaving treating the actually medical diagnosis to the doctors. Thanks again!!!
It a "recipe" tailored for that patient. Check these threads out....I have given a ton of information.
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