Evidence-Based Patient-Centered Needs Assessment


The purpose of a needs assessment is to identify priorities of a community or patient population. The findings of a needs assessment can be an extremely useful tool to help organize and plan care decisions for a specific patient or group. By conducting a needs assessment, a nurse can then use the best evidence to guide the interventions selected to meet the identified needs and improve patient engagement. 

Full instructions in attachment “Assessment 1 Instructions_Evidence-Based Patient-Centered”