NSG 468 University of Phoenix Week 3 Nurse Sensitive Indicators Plan

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This assignment is designed to illustrate the importance of nurse-sensitive indicators in relationship to patient outcomes.
Select a condition or disease.
Identify the nurse-sensitive indicators that relate to your selection, and indicate if they are structural, process, or outcome in nature.
Create a plan of care showing how you would employ the indicators to improve the outcome.

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Running head: NSG468 WEEK 3 – NURSE-SENSITIVE INDICATORS

NSG468 Week 3 – Nurse-Sensitive Indicators

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Nurse-Sensitive Indicators
The process, structure, and outcomes of nursing care are represented and measured by
nurse-sensitive indicators (Myers et al., 2018). Nurse-sensitive indicators are patient-centered
screening instruments derived from the National Organization of Nurse Executives that assess
patients' health conditions and guide nurses in delivering individualized care to their patients. The
use of nurse-sensitive screening indicators is encouraged in all healthcare settings because they
provide vital information that can be used to identify patients' health care needs and guide nursing
practice, education, and research. Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other
providers who work with patients in outpatient health care settings are encouraged to use nursesensitive indicators derived from a comprehensive health assessment process.
Diabetes
Diabetes is not a disease but a syndrome comprising a group of disorders characterized by
elevated plasma glucose concentration and various abnormalities in carbohydrate metabolism.
According to the classic definitions of diabetes Mellitus, diabetes mellitus can be divided into two
main groups: insulin-dependent and noninsulin-dependent (NIDDM). Both types of diabetes are
characterized by high blood glucose levels, decreased insulin secretion, and impaired insulin
action. NIDDM accounts for the majority of all diabetes cases and often leads to severe vascular
complications. In a more general sense, diabetes can be considered a syndrome that may also
include symptoms such as ketosis, dyslipoproteinemia, vascular disease, and lipoidosis.
Nurse-Sensitive Indicators for diabetes
Structural Indicators
From a qualitative evaluation, we can deduce structural nurse-sensitive indicators relevant
to diabetes, such as monitoring, educating, educating about disease or treatment self-...


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