Describe relationship of assessment and nursing diagnosis to planning patient care
To develope a plan of care with realistic goals and effective nursing orders, you must have accurate, complete assessment data and correctly identified and prioritized nursing diagnoses. THe goals/desired outcomesflow logically from tne nursing diagnoses. By stating what is to be achieved, thagoals then suggest nursing inteventions (which are written as nursing orders in the planning interventinos phase). THe plan of care is carried out in the implementation phase. In the evaluation step , the goals/desired outcomes sever as criteria for evaluating whether the nursing care has been effective.