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NURSING PRACTITIONERS PRACTICE IN FLORIDA 2 Nursing Practitioners Practice in Florida In the state of Florida, nursing practitioners (NP) practice is defined as the performance of those acts that require substantial focused knowledge, judgment and skills in nursing that are based on physical, biological, psychological and social sciences knowledge to such activities as the assessment, observation, diagnosis, planning intervention and evaluation of care, teaching and counselling on health, prescription and administration of prescribed medication, and supervising and teaching of other people on these activities over and above those given by the common registered nurse (Kung & Rudner Lugo, 2015). NP practice in the state of Florida is regulated by the Florida Nurse Practice Act that aims at ensuring the safety of the practice. Under this statute, any nurse who has less than the
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  • Law, Registered nurse, Medical prescription, Healthcare occupations

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