- collect pertinent data about the client.
- consider goals and select the best nursing interventions.
- evaluate success of the interventions.
- create a nursing diagnosis based upon the assessment.
Number 2 is correct.
Rationale: During the planning stage, the nurse should develop a care plan of interventions based on the identified goals. The steps of the nursing process are assessing (answer 1), analyzing, planning, implementing (answer 4), and evaluating (answer 3).