NURSE PRACTICE ACT
...Act number] The NursePractice Act is a set of state laws aimed to protect the public from unsafe nursing practioners. The Acts’ content is determined by individual state legislatures’, and therefore, the Act may differ from state-to-state.
However, the Act has many common issues like establishing the composition and scope of authority for the board of nursing, defining the practice of professional, vocational and advanced practice nursing, setting the requirements to obtain a nursing license, limiting use of the title, “nurse” and listing the grounds for discipline against a nurse’s license. In order to be aware about the legal obligations, a nurse must be familiar with both... Nurse Practice...