New Nurses: Your License to Practice
- Presented By
- NCSBN Nursing Regulation Division
- Education, Licensure, Patient Safety, Registered Nurses (RNs)
- Nursing Educators, Nursing Professionals, Nursing Students
- Knowledge Network
- Education, Practice
Nurses new to practice or preparing for their first nursing jobs will learn the ways the profession is regulated – through nursing licensure, boards of nursing and state laws called Nurse Practice Acts. Also covered are key issues of professional responsibility, including maintaining professional boundaries, and nursing ethics.