HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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NamingSystem: Nursing Intervention Classification

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/nic
NameNic
Statusactive
Definition

The Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) is a standardized classification developed by a research team at the University of Iowa. The purpose of NIC is to define interventions that nurses do on behalf of patients in all care domains. An intervention is defined as 'any treatment, based upon clinical judgment and knowledge, a nurse performs to enhance patient/client outcomes.' NIC is updated a five-year cycle.

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredComment
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.15true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/nicfalseOriginal pro-forma v3 URL; replaced with canonical URL.
URIhttps://nursing.uiowa.edu/cncce/nursing-interventions-classification-overviewtrueOfficial canonical URL as validated with termminology owner.