Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC)

Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC)

7th Edition - December 27, 2016

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  • Authors: Howard Butcher, Gloria Bulechek, Joanne McCloskey Dochterman, Cheryl Wagner
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323497701
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323675789
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323497695

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Select nursing interventions with the book that standardizes nursing language! Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), 7th Edition provides a research-based clinical tool to help you choose appropriate interventions. It standardizes and defines the knowledge base for nursing practice as it communicates the nature of nursing. More than 550 nursing interventions are described — from general practice to all specialty areas. From an expert author team led by Howard Butcher, this book is an ideal tool for practicing nurses and nursing students, educators seeking to enhance nursing curricula, and nursing administrators seeking to improve patient care. It’s the only comprehensive taxonomy of nursing-sensitive interventions available!

Key Features

  • More than 550 research-based nursing intervention labels are included, along with specific activities used to carry out interventions.
  • Descriptions of each intervention include a definition, a list of activities, a publication facts line, and references.
  • Specialty core interventions are provided for 53 specialties.

Table of Contents

    Strengths of NIC
    Recognition List, 7th Edition
    Organizations that have Contributed to the Development of NIC
    Definition of Terms
    How to Find an Intervention
    An Overview of the Nursing Interventions Classification
    Taxonomy of Nursing Interventions
    The Classification
    Core Interventions for Nursing Specialty Areas
    Estimated Time and Education Level Necessary to Perform NIC Interventions
    Appendix A: Interventions: New, Revised, and Retired Since 6th Edition
    Appendix B: Guidelines for Submission of a New or Revised Intervention
    Appendix C: Timeline and Highlights for NIC
    Appendix D: Abbreviations
    Appendix E: Previous Editions and Translations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 512
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2018
  • Published: December 27, 2016
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323497701
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323675789
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323497695

About the Authors

Howard Butcher

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Director of the PhD Program,Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing ,Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida

Gloria Bulechek

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita,The University of Iowa College of Nursing Iowa City, Iowa

Joanne McCloskey Dochterman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita The University of Iowa College of Nursing Iowa City, Iowa

Cheryl Wagner

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty and Editor, Nursing Interventions Classification,College of Nursing,Center For Nursing Classification,The University of Iowa,Iowa City, Iowa

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