if you are asking about using a "related to" does that mean that you did not have any instruction on how to formulate a nursing diagnostic statement? when i was in my bsn program they were very specific with us as to how they wanted each nursing diagnosis written. in general, nursing diagnostic statements follow this 3-part format:
p (problem) - e (etiology) - s (symptoms)
- problem - this is the nursing diagnosis. a nursing diagnosis is actually a label. to be clear as to what the diagnosis means, read its definition in a nursing diagnosis reference or a care plan book that contains this information. the appendix of taber's cyclopedic medical dictionary has this information.
- etiology - also called the related factor by nanda, this is what is causing the problem and resulting in the symptoms. pathophysiologies need to be examined to find these etiologies. it is considered unprofessional to list a medical diagnosis so a medical condition must be stated in generic physiological terms. you can sneak a medical diagnosis in by listing a physiological cause and then stating "secondary to (the medical disease)" if your instructors will allow this. etiologies, if they are other than of a medical source, are often the focus of outcomes and long term goals.
- symptoms - also called defining characteristics by nanda, these are the abnormal data items that are discovered during the patient assessment. they could be signs and symptoms of the medical disease the patient has, their responses to their disease, problems accomplishing their adls. they are evidence that prove the existence of the problem. if you are unsure that a symptom belongs with a problem, refer to a nursing diagnosis reference. these symptoms will be the focus of your nursing interventions and goals.
wellness diagnoses are no different. it helps to have a nursing diagnosis reference book that lists the definition, related factors, and defining characteristics for each diagnosis.
with the "readiness for enhanced" (wellness) diagnoses the related factor, or cause, is pretty much the same--a desire to improve (whatever the area of health is). the reference will list the defining characteristics (symptoms). for this diagnosis it will be statements and actions by the patient to want to improve an already adequate diet that they want to make even better.
your interventions would focus on what a good, well-balanced diet should be. give them fda food guidelines, teach them how to read food labels on cans and what is most important to know and pay attention to on the labels, good carbohydrate choices to make, whole grain vs refined grains, importance of fiber, the different kinds of fats and which they should include in their diet, the best type of protein to include in their diet, vitamin and minerals to include in their diet.