Original Article: PDF OnlyA PROCEDURE FOR GOAL SETTING: A METHOD FOR FORMULATING GOALS AND TREATMENT PLANSKreger, Sally M. RN, MA; Whealon, Rosemary C. RNAuthor Information Sally M. Kreger, RN, MA, is a clinical nurse specialist in rehabilitation for nursing service at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in San Diego, CA. Ms. Kreger, a recipient of a master's degree in rehabilitation for counselors and advisors from New York University, is a PhD candidate in the counseling psychology program at the Professional School For Humanistic Studies in San Diego and is author of a research report entitled, “Sexuality Disability.” Her career and interests encompass education and training of primary nurses involved in rehabilitation care of the chronically ill and disabled. Rosemary C. Whealon, RN, is currently the head nurse on a 60-bed acute inpatient psychiatric unit at the San Diego Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Diego, CA. She was formerly a head nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, where she was actively involved in the implementation of the primary nurse role in a surgical setting. She is a graduate of Creighton Memorial St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, Omaha, NE. Her primary interest is staff development with emphasis on creative and innovative nursing leadership. Rehabilitation Nursing Journal: March 1981 - Volume 6 - Issue 2 - p 23-26,30 doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1981.tb01403.x Buy Metrics © 1981 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.