CCC Lookup Tool

Step 1. Welcome to the CCC System Mobile Lookup App designed specifically for the Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System. It is designed to be used on your mobile phone to help with documenting your nursing care plans. It will lead you through the CCC System’s six steps of the nursing process and serve as a guide for selecting: S1) Care Component, S2) Diagnosis, S3) Goal, S4) Intervention with S5) Action Type and on discharge S6) Actual Outcome. It concludes with a Summary Plan of your selections.

Please start by selecting a Care Component based on Sign/Symptom of patient’s condition:


Activity (A)
Bedbound, Fatigue, Fracture, Gait Imbalance, Immobilizer, Insomnia, Muscle Weakness, Sleep Apnea, Walking Difficulty, etc.


Bowel/Gastric (B)
Abdominal Tenderness, Abnormal Bowel Sounds, Colonoscopy, Constipation, Diarrhea, Heartburn, Nausea, Vomiting, etc.


Cardiac (C)
Abnormal Heart Sounds, Bradycardia, Chest Pain, Hypertension, Hypotension, Tachycardia, etc.


Cognitive/Neuro (D)
Aphasia, Behavior Difficulty, Confusion, Delusion, Disorientation, Knowledge Deficit, Memory Loss, etc.


Coping (E)
Spiritual Distress, Denial, Dying, Grieving, Guilt Feeling, Rape, Stress, etc.


Fluid Volume (F)
Arterial Line Symptom, Dehydration, Electrolyte Imbalance, Fluid Intake Excess, Fluid Restriction, Intravenous Symptom, etc.


Health Behavioral (G)
Ancillary Service Need, Community Service Need, Home Health Need, Non-Compliant Symptom, Patient Rights, Professional Service Need, etc.


Medication (H)
Chemotherapy, High-Risk Medication, Injection Symptom, Medication Difficulty, Polypharmacy, Radiation Therapy, etc.


Metabolic (I)
Allergy, Diabetic Symptom, Endocrine Symptom, Immunologic Symptom, Metabolic Symptom, etc.


Nutritional (J)
Anorexia, Breast Feeding Difficulty, Bulimia, Dietary Symptom, Enteral Feeding, Obese, Parental Feeding, Swallowing Difficulty, Weight Loss, etc.


Physical Regulation (K)
Excessive Sweating, Hyperthermia, Hypothermia, Infection, Specimen Sample, Vital Signs, etc.


Respiratory (L)
Abnormal Breathing, Abnormal Lung Sounds, Asphyxia, Cough, Cyanosis, Dyspnea, Hypoventilation, Wheezing, etc.


Role Relationship (M)
Communication Difficulty, Parenting Difficulty, Relationship Difficulty, Sexual Complaint, Social Support Difficulty, Voice Disturbance, etc.


Safety (N)
Injury, Mutilation, Peri-Operative Symptom, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Behavior, Tinnitus, Trauma, Violent Behavior, etc.


Self-Care (O)
ADL Symptom, IADL Symptom, Self-Care Difficulty, etc.


Self-Concept (P)
Anxiety, Body Image Difficulty, Fear, Hopelessness, Mental Health Symptom, Powerlessness, Self Esteem Low, etc.


Sensory (Q)
Depth Perception Symptom, Hearing Difficulty, Pain, Smell Difficulty, Taste Difficulty, Vision Difficulty, etc.


Skin Integrity (R)
Burn, Latex Allergy, Mouth Symptom, Pressure Ulcer Symptom, Rash, Skin Symptom, Wound, etc.


Tissue Perfusion (S)
Circulatory Symptom, Edema, Foot Symptom, Perineal Symptom, Vascular Symptom, etc.


Urinary Elimination (T)
Dialysis, Foley Catheter, Ileostomy, Painful Urination, Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Retention, Urinary Symptom, etc.


Life Cycle (U)
Aging Difficulty, Contraception Difficulty, Developmental Difficulty, Dysmenorrhea, Perinatal Symptom, Pregnancy, etc.