Nursing Process: Purpose and Steps


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The nursing process includes all of the following except:

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1. Which of the following is the correct order of the nursing process?

2. Which step of the nursing process includes setting short- and long-term goals?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the nursing process in general as well as particular steps that nurses must follow in the nursing process. You'll have to know about the step that includes setting short- and long-term goals and the implementing phase.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be prepared to answer questions about:

  • Characteristics of the nursing process
  • Correct order of the nursing process
  • Step of nursing process that involves goals
  • Implementing phase

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nursing lesson
  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer questions about the order of the steps in the nursing process
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different steps in the nursing process and what is accomplished in that step
  • Critical thinking - look at a nursing example and evaluate it in light of the nursing process

Additional Learning

If you want to cover more details, you can read the lesson called Nursing Process: Purpose and Steps. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what the nursing process is and how it is used as a tool in nursing care
  • Review each step of the nursing process
  • Understand which stage includes gathering information about the patient