Archive for the 'Knowledge' Category

Nursing diagnosis – READINESS FOR ENHANCED KNOWLEDGE

ShareREADINESS  FOR  ENHANCED  KNOWLEDGE DEFINITION The presence or acquisition of cognitive information related to a specific topic that is sufficient for meeting health-related goals and can be strengthened DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Expresses an interest in • Behaves congruent with learning expressed knowledge • Explains knowledge of • Describes previous experience topic related to other topics [...]

Nursing diagnosis – DEFICIENT KNOWLEDGE

ShareDEFICIENT  KNOWLEDGE  (SPECIFY) DEFINITION Absence or deficiency of cognitive information related to a specific topic DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Inability to follow through with directions • Inability to perform well on a test • Inappropriate or exaggerated behaviors (hysteria, hostility, agitation, apathy) • Verbalization of the problem RELATED FACTORS • Cognitive limitation • Lack of recall [...]