PES help

  1. I just need to make sure I'm totally understanding this.

    Signs and symptoms

    The problem is the nursing diagnosis
    The etiology is the R/T drives the P and it is patient specific
    Signs symptoms as evidenced by

    The goal is from the problem
    Is measurable, pt driven timed

    The interventions are from the etiology R/T
    Ever changing if not working

    Evaluation was goal met? Assessment again

    Am I on track, big test on it
    And my career is this. So I want to truly under stand

    I do have NaNDA book
  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   Kimynurse
    All from a complete assessment, cluster data

    And teaching is in planning stage? With setting goals.
  4. by   Kimynurse
    Any opinions?

    Just trying to see if I'm understanding
  5. by   Esme12
    nursing diagnoses are written in "pes" format:

    • "p" stands for problem
    • "e "stands for etiology or cause of problem
    • "s "stands signs and symptoms of problem

    This is a great thread!
  6. by   Esme12
  7. by   Kimynurse
    Thank you