Growth and Development, Child Health, Nursing.
Objective: to map nursing activities related to the NANDA-I “delay in growth and development” diagnosis and to compare them with the activities recommended by the Nursing Intervention Classification. Methods: this is a quantitative study performed with primary care nurses. Professional identification variables and a list of defining characteristics of the diagnosis under study were collected for nurses to list nursing activities. Results: all participants were female, mean age of 42.2 years old, and 8.2 years of exercise in primary care. A total of 42 nursing activities were compared with four nursing interventions: 1) improvement of child development; 2) care for development; 3) developmental improvement: adolescent; 4) orientation to parents: raising children. Conclusion: most of the nursing activities developed by the participants correspond to those recommended by the Classification of Nursing Interventions.