Independent nursing interventions

  1. Please can someone tell me if these are Independent nursing interventions.

    Oxygen administration
    Drug administration
    Change the patient position frequently
    Monitoring input and output flow.
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  3. by   stargurl2006
    Drug administration is not. You need doctor orders to administer medications.
  4. by   4boysmama
    what do you think? Which of those can a nurse decide to do without any input from another health care professional?
  5. by   Jill2Shay
    Tell us what you think and why...
  6. by   Esme12
    We are happy to help with homework but we will not give answers. Tell us what you think and why and we will join in the dialog
  7. by   nurseprnRN
    Which of those are part of the medical plan of care out into place as a result of a medical diagnosis, and which are part of a nursing plan of care put in place as a result of a nursing diagnosis? Look at scope of practice. There's your answer.

    But I'm thinking that 10 days later the OP's homework assignment has already been turned in.