for Student Nurses
plans are central to the nursing process. They are documents
that outline in detail the care to be provided to a patient. For the student nurse, preparing and writing
a care plan can be
very time consuming and complicated.
are many sites and reference books that provide nursing care plan
templates. Templates are useful in providing
an outline for a starting point. They can be compared to the blueprints
to building a house. Also useful for the builder (and to
student nurses) are examples of the finished product.
member site provides a library of
Patient Care Plans" composed by student nurses. These
graded patient care plans include rationales and instructor
notes. They are provided as case
studies for review, learning, and research. Also provided
for our members are
Sheets”. These are provided to help Nursing Students save time
and work with their Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Gordon’s
Functional Health Patterns presentations.
instructors look for when grading care plans will help 1st and
2nd semester nursing students as they begin their education as
3rd and 4th semester nursing students as they continue their
education. In addition to our unique care plan library, we
also offer educational articles, links, resources, forums and
nightly live study chat sessions to assist nursing students.
"Seeing how a care plan was formatted and
how instructors graded them helped me immensely".
Cathy Thomas, LPN
must have resource for the nursing student!"
Patty Smith, RN