A Guide to Florida Board of Nursing Laws and Rules: Staying Informed and In Compliance

Learn essential Florida nursing laws to avoid disciplinary actions. Stay informed and protect your nursing career.

In recent years, the Florida Board of Nursing has taken disciplinary actions against a significant number of nurses, with outcomes ranging from license limitations to suspensions and even voluntary surrenders. A significant factor contributing to these actions is a lack of knowledge and understanding of the state-specific nursing rules in Florida. With the landscape of nursing regulations continuously evolving, it is crucial for professionals to be well-informed and updated. This course provides an in-depth exploration of the Florida Board of Nursing's laws and rules, equipping participants with the knowledge to navigate their nursing practice confidently and avoid potential pitfalls.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify goals and benefits of regulating the practice of nursing.
  2. Identify the levels of nursing practice recognized in Florida and their respective scopes of practice.
  3. Identify licensure requirements for the practice of nursing in Florida.
  4. Name the legal and ethical obligations of nurses.
  5. Identify the prohibited acts and their corresponding disciplinary actions.
  6. Identify exceptions to the Nurse Practice Act.

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