Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Apply the components of the Florida State Nurse Practice Act into one’s role and responsibilities.
- Differentiate among the legally permissible roles of the registered nurse, the licensed practical nurse and unlicensed staff, such as nursing assistants and patient care technicians.
- Discuss the role the Florida Board of Nursing.
- Relate some of Florida’s statutes and nursing rules associated with licensure, license renewal, continuing education, disciplinary actions, the CNA Council, and some initiatives, such as the Florida State Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Florida Center for Nursing and the Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN),
- Apply basic legal principles to documentation and official records,
- Apply basic legal principles to delegation and supervision.
- Define and detail various ethical principles and concepts, such as autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice,
- Relate the historical and current evolution of ethical thought including milestones, such as the Hippocratic oath and the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics.
- Articulate ways in which ethical dilemmas can be resolved and methods of ethical decision-making.
- Detail some commonly occurring ethical issues and resources, including human resources that can be used to make ethical decisions.
Contact Hours: 2 Hours
Approved By The Following Boards / Councils: Florida Board of Nursing Florida Board of Nursing – Certified Nursing Assistants
Mandatory For: Florida
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