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Terminology: PeriOperative Nursing Data Set (PNDS)


Page last updated June 5, 2007

Description

Describes perioperative nursing practice with a sub-set of terms that specifically describe perioperative nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions, and patient outcomes in surgical settings from pre-admission until discharge.

Contact Information

For Nursing Content:
Carol Peterson, RN, BSN, MAON, CNOR
Manager, PNDS
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
2170 South Parker Road, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80231-5711
E-mail: cpeters@aorn.org
Phone: 1(800) 755-2676 X392

For Licenses:
Carol Peterson, RN, BSN, MAON, CNOR
Manager, PNDS
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
2170 South Parker Road, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80231-5711
E-mail: cpeters@aorn.org
Phone: 1(800) 755-2676 X392

Latest Version
2002

Number of Nursing Terms
74 nursing diagnoses, 133 nursing interventions and 28 nurse-sensitive patient outcomes

Relationship of PNDS to Other ANA Recognized Terminologies and Data Element Sets

  • Included in SNOMED CT
  • Use diagnoses included in NANDA

For further details:
See Full Table of RelationshipsSee Full Table of Relationships
Visit PNDS's Web siteVisit PNDS's Web site

Relationship to Related National Initiatives

  • Registered by Health Level 7 (HL7)
  • Included in UMLS at the National Library of Medicine.