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Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

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Covering the full range of nursing interventions, Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), 6th Edition provides a research-based clinical tool to help in selecting appropriate interventions. It standardizes and defines the knowledge base for nursing practice while effectively communicating the nature of nursing. More than 550 nursing interventions are provided — including 23 NEW labels. As the only comprehensive taxonomy of nursing-sensitive interventions available, this book is ideal for practicing nurses, nursing students, nursing administrators, and faculty seeking to enhance nursing curricula and improve nursing care.

      • More than 550 research-based nursing intervention labels with nearly 13,000 specific activities
      • Definition, list of activities, publication facts line, and background readings provided for each intervention.
      • NIC Interventions Linked to 2012-2014 NANDA-I Diagnoses promotes clinical decision-making.
            • New! Two-color design provides easy readability.
            • 554 research-based nursing intervention labels with nearly 13,000 specific activities.
            • NEW! 23 additional interventions include: Central Venous Access Device Management, Commendation, Healing Touch, Dementia Management: Wandering, Life Skills Enhancement, Diet Staging: Weight Loss Surgery, Stem Cell Infusion and many more.
            • NEW! 133 revised interventions are provided for 49 specialties, including five new specialty core interventions.
            • NEW! Updated list of estimated time and educational level has been expanded to cover every intervention included in the text.

              Front Matter

              Preface

              Strengths of NIC

              Acknowledgements

              Recognition List

              Fellows

              Organizations

              Definitions of Terms

              How to find an intervention

              PART ONE

              Overview and Use of the Classification

              Chapter One: Understanding NIC

              Chapter Two: Use of NIC in Practice, Education, and Research

              PART TWO

              Taxonomy of Nursing Interventions

              PART THREE

              The Classification

              PART FOUR

              Core Interventions for Nursing Specialty Areas

              PART FIVE

              Estimated Time and Education Level Necessary to Perform NIC Interventions

              PART SIX

              NIC Interventions Linked to NANDA-I Diagnoses

              PART Seven

              Appendixes

              Appendix A: Interventions: New, Revised and Retired Since the Fifth Edition

              Appendix B: Guidelines for Submission of a New or Revised Intervention

              Appendix C: Timeline and Highlights for NIC

              Appendix D: Abbreviations

              Appendix E: Previous editions and translations

              Howard K. Butcher, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, Associate Professor
              College of Nursing
              Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness
              University of Iowa
              Iowa City, IA 52242, Gloria M. Bulechek, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor
              College of Nursing
              Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness
              University of Iowa
              Iowa City, IA 52242, Joanne M. McCloskey Dochterman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus
              College of Nursing
              Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness
              University of Iowa
              Adjunct Associate Director of Nursing
              University of Iowa
              Iowa City, IA 52242 and Cheryl Wagner, RN, PhD, MBA/MSN, Associate Professor
              Program Director MSN Nurse Administrator/Executive Online Program
              College of Nursing
              South University
              Iowa City, IA 52242

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