What Is Nursing Intervention? - Definition & Examples


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A nursing intervention _____________.

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1. A nurse deciding to counsel a patient on what to expect with a new medication would be considered which type of nursing intervention?

2. A dependent nursing intervention ___________.

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what a nursing intervention is and the different types of interventions there are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you'll have to know about:

  • The definition of nursing intervention
  • Type of intervention when a nurse counsels a patient on new medication
  • A dependent nursing intervention
  • Nursing intervention classification that includes fall precautions in a nursing care plan
  • What a nurse should do once a nursing intervention is done

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nursing lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the independent intervention and dependent intervention
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a nursing intervention is

Additional Learning

To find out more, you can access the lesson called What Is Nursing Intervention? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Review the different nursing interventions that can be used such as independent, dependent and interdependent
  • Learn how nursing interventions are selected
  • Understand why nursing interventions are important