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Main Post- Week 3The purpose of this post is to discuss the value of using standardized language in nursing practice and identify examples of standardization in my area of work. Language is the core of understanding, an as more organizations are moving towards electronic health records, it is especially important for care documentation to be in a standardized nursing language. Rutherfordwrites, “In fact, it is impossible for medicine, nursing, or any other health care-related discipline to implement the use of ED without having a standardized language or vocabulary to describe key components of the care process” (2008, p. 2). Using a standardized language is beneficial notonly in bettering communication, but will also make nursing interventions and contributions more easily identified and quantifiable. Schwirian writes, “One hallmark of a true profession is universal use of a specialized vocabulary by members” (2013, p. 20). Medical diagnoses are standardized with the

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