Burn this into your brain for those exams when you are asked about priorities! You wouldn’t run to the computer store the first moment your computer didn’t turn on without doing some detective work, right?
Just like you don’t give your patient medication before you find out what’s really going on.
As the action portion of the process, this is where our plans are carried out.
Implementation is the step where we finally intervene to help them, like physically giving drugs, educate, monitor, etc. And finally, we evaluate; the “E” in the ADPIE nursing process.
Remember, assessments are always the first step in the process.
Interventions should not be implemented, the fourth step, until an assessment has been done.