Definition of Nursing:
Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. Nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people. Advocacy, promotion of a safe environment, research, participation in shaping health policy and in patient and health systems management, and education are also key nursing roles. (ICN 2002)
Nursing is part of the Health Sciences group
Related Terms
Acute Illnesses Nursing
Adult Health Nursing
Cardiac/Vascular Nursing
Chronic Disorders Nursing
Clinical Nursing
Family Health Nursing
Gerontological Nursing
Gynecological/Obstetrical Nursing
Home Health Nursing
Infusion Nursing
Neonatal Nursing
Neurological Nursing
Oncology Nursing
Pediatric/Adolescence Nursing
Pediatric Nursing
Psychiatric Nursing
Public Health Nursing
Rehabilitation Nursing
Transplant Nursing