Nev. Admin. Code § 632.053 - "Focused nursing assessment" defined

Current through March 28, 2022

"Focused nursing assessment" means an appraisal of a patient's current health status conducted by a licensed practical nurse, for the purpose of inclusion in the management of the patient's case, that includes, without limitation:

1. Identification of normal and abnormal findings related to the patient's physical and mental health;
2. Anticipation and recognition of changes or potential changes in the patient's health status; and
3. An evaluation of whether any information must be communicated to other members of the patient's health care team and identification of the information to be shared.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 632.053
Added to NAC by Bd. of Nursing by R091-15, eff. 4/4/2016

NRS 632.120

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