1. Patient assessment:
Nurses must be able to accurately assess patients in order to provide appropriate care. This includes assessing physical, mental, and social health needs.
2. Nursing diagnosis:
Nurses must be able to identify specific health issues and problems in order to develop an appropriate plan of care.
3. Planning and implementation:
Once a diagnosis is made, nurses must be able to plan and implement appropriate interventions.
4. Evaluation and documentation:
After interventions are implemented, nurses must evaluate their effectiveness and document the results.
5. Collaboration with other health care professionals:
Nurses must be able to collaborate effectively with other health care professionals in order to provide quality care for patients.
Nurses must uphold the highest standards of professionalism in all aspects of their work.
7. Leadership and management:
Nurses must be able to lead and manage teams effectively in order to provide quality care for patients.
8. Research and evidence-based practice:
Nurses must keep up with the latest research findings and use evidence-based practice techniques in order to provide the best possible care for patients."