On This Page


Clear, comprehensive and accurate documentation is an integral part of safe and effective nursing practice. Documentation provides a record of the judgment and critical thinking used in professional practice, and provides an account of the nurse’s unique contribution to health care.

The Documentation practice standard describes the expectations for nurses in all practice settings and for all forms of documentation


Was this module helpful? Give your feedback.


Online Participation Form

Keep track of the website tools and resources you have used.

Online Participation Form

Page last reviewed July 25, 2012