Nursing Practice in Florida.docx - Running head NURSING PRACTICE IN FLORIDA Nursing Practice in Florida Institution Affiliation Date 1 NURSING PRACTICE

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NURSING PRACTICE IN FLORIDA 2 Nursing Practice in Florida In the state of Florida, nursing 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, administration of prescribed medication, and supervising and teaching of other people on these activities (Kung & Rudner Lugo, 2015). Nursing 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 minimum requirements for nursing practice competency or present danger to the public is prohibited from practicing. It commonly classifies nurses into Registered Nurses (RNs) and
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  • Spring '18
  • Nursing, Registered nurse, Florida Nurse Practice Act

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