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PATIENT ADVOCACY IS AN ETHICAL AND LEGAL DUTY

The Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statement clearly states in Provision 3 that a nurse “promotes, advocates for, and [...]

What Types of Conduct do Boards of Nursing Consider as Unethical, Unprofessional or Illegal Conduct by Nurse Licensees?

As you know, state boards of nursing are empowered with the duty to administer and enforce the state nurse practice act and its rules. [...]

COULD YOUR CONDUCT BE SEEN AS OUTRAGEOUS AND EXTREME?

The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress is not a common tort . When it “stands alone” as the only allegation in a [...]

The State Nurse Practice Act, Nursing Ethics and School Nursing Practice

School nursing is an interesting, challenging and rewarding specialty of nursing practice. Providing nursing care to students of all [...]

HAVE YOU READ IT RECENTLY?

The American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements 1 has been since 2001. It is an important [...]

WHAT CONDUCT BY A NURSE LICENSEE WOULD ALLOW THE BOARD OF NURSING TO TAKE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST A NURSE?

This bulletin discusses some of the grounds upon which a board can take disciplinary action against a nurse if they are proven.

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