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Florida Laws & Rules of the Board of Nursing (FL2024)


Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA


Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CE Broker Provider


Credit Hours: 2


Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

Beginning April 21, 2013, The Florida Board of Nursing is requiring that all licensees shall complete a two-hour course on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida for licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, clinical nurse specialists, and advanced registered nurse practitioners. Each course must include content on:

Chapters 456 and 464 of the Florida Statutes and the rules in Title 64B9 of the Florida Administrative Code. The rules and laws that govern the practice of nursing are contained in the Florida Statutes and the Florida Administrative Code. These laws and rules detail nurses’ scope of practice, their responsibilities as healthcare providers, what they can and cannot do as nurses, and what happens if they break the law or violate the tenets of the state’s practice act.



Course Objectives

  1. Describe the legislative purpose for the Nurse Practice Act.

  2. Verbalize specific laws and rules related to the practice of nursing and nursing assisting.

  3. Identify the pertinent levels of nursing practice in the State and the general scope of practice of each.

  4. Discuss the general requirements for continuing licensure in the State.

  5. Differentiate between ethical and legal practice.

  6. Discuss the process for discipline related to nursing practice.

  7. Create a professional plan for career maintenance and development within the limits of the law.

Course Outline

  1. LICENSING, RENEWAL PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS

  2. DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AND PROCESS

  3. KNOWLEDGE OF BIOMEDICAL ETHICS, ETHICAL PRACTICE AND LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES
    - Ethics
    - Law
    - Codes of ethics

  4. ANA CODE OF ETHICS OVERVIEW

Course Price

$16.00

Customer Testimonial

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