Nursing Diagnoses, Outcomes, and Interventions

NURSING DIAGNOSIS: Knowledge Deficit (Specify)

  1. Knowledge: Breastfeeding
  2. Knowledge: Child Safety
  3. Knowledge: Conception Prevention
  4. Knowledge: Diabetes Management
  5. Knowledge: Diet
  6. Knowledge: Disease Process
  7. Knowledge: Energy Conservation
  8. Knowledge: Fertility Promotion
  9. Knowledge: Health Behaviors
  10. Knowledge: Health Resources
  11. Knowledge: Illness Care
  12. Knowledge: Infant Care
  13. Knowledge: Infection Control
  14. Knowledge: Labor & Delivery
  15. Knowledge: Maternal-Child Health
  16. Knowledge: Medication
  17. Knowledge: Personal Safety
  18. Knowledge: Postpartum
  19. Knowledge: Preconception
  20. Knowledge: Pregnancy
  21. Knowledge: Prescribed Activity
  22. Knowledge: Sexual Functioning
  23. Knowledge: Substance Use Control
  24. Knowledge: Treatment Procedure(s)
  25. Knowledge: Treatment Regimen


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Breastfeeding

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Breastfeeding Assistance
  • Lactation Counseling
  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Teaching: Infant Nutrition
  • Health System Guidance
  • Infant Care
  • Lactation Suppression
  • Nonnutritive Sucking
  • Parent Education: Infant


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Child Safety

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Infant Safety
  • Teaching: Toddler Safety
  • Health Education
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Parent Education: Infant
  • Risk Identification
  • Surveillance: Safety
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Counseling
  • Family Support
  • Health Screening
  • Parenting Promotion
  • Risk Identification: Childbearing Family
  • Teaching: Group
  • Vehicle Safety Promotion


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Conception Prevention

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Family Planning: Contraception
  • Teaching: Safe Sex
  • Health Education
  • Parent Education: Adolescent
  • Parenting Promotion
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Self-Responsibility Facilitation
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Behavior Management:
  • Sexual
  • Behavior Modification
  • Family Planning: Unplanned Pregnancy
  • Impulse Control Training
  • Pregnancy Termination Care


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Diabetes Management

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Prescribed Diet
  • Teaching: Prescribed Medication
  • Hyperglycemia Management
  • Hypoglycemia Management
  • Medication Administration: Subcutaneous
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Teaching: Psychomotor Skill
  • Behavior Modification
  • Health Education
  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition Management
  • Referral


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Diet

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Prescribed Diet
  • Teaching: Infant Nutrition
  • Teaching: Toddler Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding Assistance
  • Health Education
  • Lactation Counseling
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Behavior Management
  • Chemotherapy Management
  • Eating Disorders Management
  • Nutrition Management
  • Nutritional Monitoring
  • Patient Contracting
  • Prenatal Care
  • Self-Modification Assistance
  • Teaching: Group
  • Weight Management


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Disease Process

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Health System Guidance
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Admission Care
  • Allergy Management
  • Anxiety Reduction
  • Discharge Planning
  • Risk Identification
  • Teaching: Group
  • Truth Telling


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Energy Conservation

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Health Education
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Body Mechanics Promotion
  • Energy Management
  • Exercise Promotion
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Simple Relaxation Therapy
  • Teaching: Group


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Fertility Promotion

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Family Planning: Infertility
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Reproductive Technology Management
  • Patients Rights Protection
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Teaching: Procedure/Treatment
  • Counseling
  • Decision-Making Support
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Specimen Management


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Health Behaviors

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Health Education
  • Active Listening
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Breast Examination
  • Health System Guidance
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Parent Education: Adolescent
  • Parent Education: Childrearing Family
  • Parent Education: Infant
  • Self Awareness Enhancement
  • Teaching: Group
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Teaching: Safe Sex
  • Values Clarification
  • Behavior Modification
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Health Screening
  • Infection Protection
  • Oral Health Promotion
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Risk Identification
  • Substance Use Prevention


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Health Resources

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Health System Guidance
  • Discharge Planning
  • Health Education
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Support System Enhancement
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Health Care Information Exchange
  • Teaching: Group
  • Telephone Consultation


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Illness Care

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Teaching: Procedure/Treatment
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Teaching: Prescribed Diet
  • Teaching: Prescribed Medication
  • Energy Management
  • Health System Guidance
  • Infection Control


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Infant Care

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Parent Education: Infant
  • Breastfeeding Assistance
  • Lactation Counseling
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Teaching: Infant Nutrition
  • Teaching: Infant Safety
  • Newborn Care
  • Parenting Promotion


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Infection Control

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Infection Protection
  • Risk Identification
  • Teaching: Safe Sex
  • Health Education
  • Incision Site Care
  • Infection Control
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Teaching: Procedure/Treatment
  • Teaching: Psychomotor Skill
  • Home Maintenance Assistance
  • Immunization/Vaccination Management
  • Medication Management
  • Teaching: Group
  • Teaching: Preoperative
  • Teaching: Prescribed Medication
  • Urinary Elimination Management
  • Wound Care


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Labor & Delivery

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Intrapartal Care
  • Labor Induction
  • Labor Suppression
  • Teaching: Group


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Maternal-Child Health

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Health Education
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Lactation Counseling
  • Parent Education: Infant
  • Reproductive Technology Management
  • Teaching: Infant Safety
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Teaching: Prescribed Diet
  • Teaching: Safe Sex
  • Teaching: Sexuality
  • Energy Management
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Health System Guidance
  • Nutrition Management
  • Parenting Promotion
  • Sexual Counseling
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Teaching: Toddler Safety
  • Weight Management


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Medication

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Prescribed Medication
  • Allergy Management
  • Analgesic Administration
  • Chemotherapy Management
  • Hyperglycemia Management
  • Hypoglycemia Management
  • Immunization/Vaccination Management
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Medication Management
  • Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Assistance
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Constipation/Impaction Management
  • Pain Management
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Prenatal Care
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Group


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Personal Safety

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Health Education
  • Teaching: Infant Safety
  • Teaching: Toddler Safety
  • Counseling
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Patients Rights Protection
  • Risk Identification
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Abuse Protection Support
  • Abuse Protection Support: Child
  • Abuse Protection Support: Domestic Partner
  • Abuse Protection Support: Elder
  • Fall Prevention
  • Infection Protection
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Teaching: Psychomotor Skill
  • Vehicle Safety Promotion


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Postpartum

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Lactation Counseling
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Health Education
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Weight Reduction Assistance
  • Cesarean Section Care
  • Health System Guidance
  • Postpartal Care


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Preconception

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Health Education
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Behavior Modification
  • Sexual Counseling
  • Substance Use Prevention


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Pregnancy

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Health Education
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Prenatal Care
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Teaching: Prescribed Medication
  • High Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Health System Guidance


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Prescribed Activity

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Energy Management
  • Exercise Promotion
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Patient Contracting
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Activity Therapy
  • Behavior Modification
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Self-Modification Assistance
  • Teaching: Group
  • Therapeutic Play


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Sexual Functioning

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Safe Sex
  • Teaching: Sexuality
  • Behavior Management: Sexual
  • Family Planning: Contraception
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Sexual Counseling
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Patient Rights Protection
  • Self-Awareness Enhancement


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Substance Use Control

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Behavior Management
  • Health Education
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Medication Management
  • Teaching: Group
  • Analgesic Administration
  • Controlled Substance Checking
  • Health Screening
  • Health System Guidance
  • Mutual Goal Setting
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Patient Contracting
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation Assistance
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Substance Use Treatment: Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Substance Use Treatment: Drug Withdrawal


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Treatment Procedure(s)

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Preparatory Sensory Information
  • Teaching: Procedure/Treatment
  • Teaching: Psychomotor Skill
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Parent Education: Adolescent
  • Parent Education: Childrearing Family
  • Parent Education: Infant
  • Patients Rights Protection
  • Presence
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Anxiety Reduction
  • Culture Brokerage
  • Decision-Making Support
  • Examination Assistance


OUTCOME: Knowledge: Treatment Regimen

Major Interventions Suggested Interventions Optional Interventions
  • Teaching: Preoperative
  • Teaching: Procedure/Treatment
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Chemotherapy Management
  • Learning Facilitation
  • Learning Readiness Enhancement
  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition Management
  • Parent Education: Adolescent
  • Parent Education: Childrearing Family
  • Parent Education: Infant
  • Radiation Therapy Management
  • Teaching: Disease Process
  • Teaching: Individual
  • Teaching: Prescribed Activity/Exercise
  • Teaching: Prescribed Diet
  • Teaching: Prescribed Medication
  • Health System Guidance
  • Labor Induction
  • Prenatal Care
  • Teaching: Group
  • Weight Gain Assistance
  • Weight Management
  • Weight Reduction Assistance


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