00187 Willingness To Improve Power

Domain 9: coping/stress tolerance
Class 2: coping responses
Diagnostic Code: 00187
Nanda label: disposition to improve power
Diagnostic focus: power
Approved 2006 • Revised 2013 • Evidence level 2.1

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

The Nanda nursing diagnosis « willingness to improve power ” is defined as: pattern of conscious participation in the change for well -being, which can be reinforced.

Definite characteristics

  • Expresses desire to improve consciousness on possible changes
  • Expresses desire to improve decisions that can lead to changes
  • Expresses desire to improve independence undertaking actions for change
  • Expresses desire to improve the involvement in change
  • Express desire to improve knowledge to participate in change
  • Expresses desire to improve participation in daily life elections
  • Expresses desire to improve participation in health elections
  • Expresses desire to increase power

Suggestions of use

  • None

Suggested alternative diagnostics

  • Hope, willingness to improve
  • Impotence, risk of
  • Management of the therapeutic regime, willingness to improve the
  • Decision making, disposition to improve the

NOC Results

  • Personal autonomy: personal actions of a competent individual to make decisions about his life
  • Health promotion behavior: personal actions aimed at maintaining or increasing well -being
  • Knowledge: Health promotion: degree of understanding shown to transmit the necessary information to achieve and maintain optimal health
  • Beliefs on health: Control perception: Personal certainty that a health result can be influenced
  • Participation in health care decisions: personal involvement in the choice and evaluation of health care alternatives to achieve the desired result
  • Personal resilience: adaptation and positive functioning of an individual after an important crisis or problem

Evaluation objectives and criteria

  • It demonstrates greater power, as manifested by beliefs about health: perception of control, health promotion behavior, knowledge: health promotion, participation in health care decisions, personal autonomy and personal resilience .
  • It demonstrates participation in health care decisions, as manifested by the following indicators (specify from 1 to 5: never, sometimes, sometimes, often or usually):
    • Identify the priority health results
    • Use problem solving techniques to achieve the desired results
    • Negotiate to obtain preferred care
  • Other examples

    • Identify actions that are under your control

    NIC Interventions

    • Support in decision making: Provision of information and support to a patient who is making a decision regarding his health
    • Support for personal change: reinforcement of self -directed change, initiated by the patient to achieve personal importance objectives
    • Health Education: Preparation and supply of information and learning experiences to facilitate the voluntary adoption of health behaviors in individuals, families, groups or communities
    • Establishment of shared objectives: collaboration with the patient to identify and prioritize care objectives, and then develop a plan to achieve these objectives
    • Facilitation of personal responsibility: impulse to the patient to assume greater responsibility for their own behavior
    • Improvement of self -efficacy: Strengthening of the individual’s confidence in their ability to exhibit healthy behavior
    • Improvement of coping: patient assistance to adapt to stressful factors, changes or perceived threats that interfere with the satisfaction of the demands and the roles of life
    • Orientation on the health system: facilitation to a patient of the location and use of adequate health services
    • Resilience promotion: Help people, families and communities to develop, use and strengthen protective factors that must be used to face environmental and social stress factors

    Nursing Activities

    • See the nursing activities of the impotence diagnosis.