Nursing Interventions are actions by nurses that will enhance their patients’ health and/or comfort. Nursing Interventions form the backbone of all nursing activities. For nurses who think about advancing their profession, mastering Nursing Interventions is absolutely critical.
What are Nursing Interventions?
The Journal of Nursing Education describes Nursing Interventions as all tasks nurses do for or to their patients and/or all tasks nurses do that will lead directly to their patients’ outcomes.
Nursing Interventions can be specific or general and indirect or direct. The areas of Nursing Interventions include Mobility Therapy; Sleep Pattern Control; Diet Compliance; Infection Control; Positioning Therapy; Alcohol and/or Drugs Abuse Control; Bedbound Care; Postpartum Care; and Energy Conservation. But there are more fields where Nursing Intervention plays a crucial role.