Examples of SOAP Notes in Nursing

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Why do nurses use SOAP notes?

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1. The 'S' in SOAP note stands for _____, or what the patient tells the nurse about his or her condition.

2. Which of the following statements is an example of the objective in a SOAP note?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

SOAP notes are an important tool for nurses, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their meanings and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the meaning and application of:

  • SOAP notes
  • The 'S' in SOAP notes
  • The 'A' in SOAP notes
  • The 'O' in SOAP notes

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the meaning and use of each letter in SOAP
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the purpose of SOAP notes and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to match examples of nurses' notes with the appropriate letter in SOAP

Additional Learning

To learn more about SOAP notes, review the accompanying lesson on Examples of SOAP Notes in Nursing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what SOAP stands for
  • Understand the use of the 'S' in SOAP notes
  • Understand the use of the 'O' in SOAP notes
  • Understand the use of the 'A' in SOAP notes
  • Understand the use of the 'P' in SOAP notes
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