10 Diagnoses 4 Student Nurses

Top 10 Nanda Nursing Diagnoses for nursing students….

10. Fluid volume deficit r/t dehydrating effects of caffeine
associated with increased student sightings at coffee bars.

9. Impaired social interactions r/t inappropriate topics of
conversation associated with incessant discussions of bowel and
bladder functions.

8. Sexual dysfunction r/t time constraints and stress-induced
impotence associated with increased irritability of nursing students
and their significant others.

7. Functional constipation r/t lack of time to go to the bathroom
associated with moving at the speed of light and still not getting
everything done.

6. Impaired skin integrity r/t increased intake of fat, chocolate, and
alcohol associated with return to adolescent facial breakouts.

5. Anticipatory grieving r/t impending midterms and final exams
associated with crying fits in October, December, March, and May.

4. Maturational enuresis r/t trauma-induced regression to childhood
associated with frequent changing of linens.

3. Ineffective individual coping: obsessivecompulsive behaviors r/t
high demand of nursing school associated with continual checking and
rechecking of calendars, date books, course syllabi, and other nursing
students to reassure that one is not forgetting assignments.

2. Altered thought processes: caffeine-induced psychosis r/t increased
coffee consumption.

1. Self-care deficit r/t being a nursing student.

24 Responses to 10 Diagnoses 4 Student Nurses

  1. Melomomrn2 says:

    This was very helpful at this stressful juncture in my educational ladder.

  2. Theresa De La Cruz says:

    Impaired tissue integrity related to countless hours of sitting as evidenced by a flat back side, formation of decubitus ulcers.

  3. amy47 says:

    Theresa, you certainly added a valid diagnosis for nursing students!!!

  4. Elisabeth says:

    Very fun! I’m going to include this on my squidoo lens (http://www.squidoo.com/nanda-nursing-diagnosis) when I update it later today!

  5. María Beatriz Graterol says:

    Really good help! Awesome initiative!

  6. Q says:

    LOL! So true!!!

  7. Tara Owens says:

    you are the best for this blog, it has helped me throughout nursing school and in two weeks i will be graduating!!!

  8. amy47 says:

    Tara, congratulations on your up coming graduation and best of luck in your new career! I’m so glad you found this site helpful during your studies.

  9. Paula says:

    I love this

  10. AISHA B says:

    thanks for putting a big smile on my face…& you’re awesome!!!!

  11. Susan says:

    It’s not a joke about the caffeine and nursing diagnosis’ involved. Thank you for posting this.

  12. Susan says:

    I laughed at these… because I identify. I was having some heart palpitations and getting a bit more tachy than I was comfortable with, because I’d drank too much coffee trying to wake up for those early morning clinicals .

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  15. Cindy says:

    Now these are NANDA’s I can understand. Thank you for the laugh. :o)

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  20. subhash kharwal says:

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  21. teesnurse says:

    you are the best for this blog, it has Helped me throughout nursing school and in a years i will be graduating !!! I can wear the shirt for nurses🙂

  22. Lilly Derrah says:

    Why do I find this so late?:(

  23. Kim says:

    What about decrease cardiac output related to coronary bypass surgery

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