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Florida Nursing Laws And Rules

Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI
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CE: 2 hours
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Course Summary

The Florida Nurse Practice Act sets standards for the scope of nursing practice within a wide spectrum of care. The expected levels of professional standards and continuing competency, and the requirements of continuing education necessary to maintain a nursing license in the state of Florida are discussed. Additionally, licensing requirements and regulatory processes are outlined for nurses at various levels of training and skills.

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Course Syllabus

I.               Introduction

II.             The Florida Nurse Practice Act

III.           The Rules Of The Board Of Nursing

1.     Florida Administrative Code 64B9

2.     64B9-12.004: Authority for the LPN to Administer Limited Forms of Intravenous Therapy.

IV.           Definitions And Scope Of Florida Nursing Practice

1.     Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners

2.     Graduate Nurse or Graduate Practical Nurse

3.     Licensed Practical Nurse: Definition and Aspects of Practice

4.     Certified Nursing Assistants

V.             Nursing Laws, Rules, And Ethical Practice In Florida

VI.           Unprofessional Conduct

1.     Citations

2.     Minor Violations

3.     Sexual Misconduct

4.     Criminal Offenses

5.     Disciplinary Guidelines

6.     Denial, Removal or Suspension of License

7.     The Impaired Nurse

8.     Maintaining Licensure

9.     Application and Fees

VII.         Summary


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