Nurse Practice Act
Registered Nurse is a person who holds a valid license issued by a party state. Registered Nurses also bear primary responsibility and accountability for the nurse practice. RN’s is based primarily on specialized knowledge derived from principles of physical and behavioral sciences.
A Registered Nurse is legally allowed to access health conditions. This means they can collect data from patients in an interview for the purpose of deriving a nurse diagnosis. A Registered Nurse is also allowed to teach, administer, supervise, delegate, and evaluate nurse practice within their field.
The Registered Nurse Implement Strategies is to provide patient/client participation in health promotion, maintenance, and restoration. They are to provide nursing care without discrimination on diagnosis, age, sex, race, creed, or color. Registered Nurse is to also respect and safeguard the property of patient/client and employer.
Advanced Practice Nursing is a Nurse Practitioner, a Nurse Midwife, or a Clinical Nurse Specialists. They actually hold an RN license and are qualified to practice nursing in a specialist’s role. They are allowed to practice in a variety of settings. Some examples APN practices at are home institutions, office, industry, school, private practice, and hospital outpatient clinics.
APN’S have the authority to prescribe drugs (medication). They must obtain a license in which they would have to renew every two years. The board of Indiana requires all APN’S to have taken a graduate level course in pharmacology with at least 2 semester hours of academic credits.
Any individual wishing to obtain a degree in Nursing must not have been convicted of a crime that has a direct bearing on the ability to practice completely. They must have completed their curriculum and meet all graduation requirements within the state accredited. They must also be physically and mentally capable as well...