A minimum of three (3) current professional references must be provided excluding a nursing diagnosis book. Current references include professional publications or valid and current websites dated within five (5) years. Additionally, a textbook that is no more than one (1) edition old may be used.
The paper consists of three (3) parts:
1.The meaning and use of the nursing process in making good nursing judgments that effect patient care
2.The development of a plan of care using the nursing process for a specific patient situation
3.The preparation stage for a teaching plan to prevent a recurrence of a similar situation