This information includes policies, key information for the use of the terminology and/or taxonomy, and other key items felt to be of importance for all individuals using NANDA-I nursing diagnoses.

Glossary of Terms

Nursing Diagnoses Nursing Diagnosis A nursing diagnosis is a clinical judgment concerning a human response to health conditions/life processes, or a vulnerability for that response, by an individual, family, group or community. A nursing diagnosis provides the basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse has accountability.  (Approved at the […]

Level of Evidence Criteria

The NANDA-I Education and Research Committee has been tasked to review and revise, as appropriate, these criteria to better reflect the state of the science related to evidence-based nursing. ➢ Received for Development (Consultation from DDC) Label Only The label is clear, stated at a basic level, and supported by literature references, and these are […]

Position Statement

The Structure and Development of Syndrome Diagnoses NANDA International believes that a syndrome, in the context of nursing knowledge, is a clinical judgement concerning a specific cluster of nursing diagnoses that occur simultaneously and are best addressed together and through similar interventions. An example would be NANDA International’s Chronic Pain Syndrome diagnosis A syndrome nursing […]