Nursing is a fast past, demanding profession. Nurses are responsible for knowing their Nursing Practice Act. This course will prepare Texas nurses to comply with the ethics, laws, and rules that govern nursing practice in the state of Texas, including those from the Texas Statutes (Occupations Code), the Texas Board of Nursing Rules (Administrative Code), and Texas Board of Nursing Position Statements.
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- Discuss Texas Board of Nursing (TBON) agency mission
- TBON make-up of representatives
- How to file complaints
- TBON versus Professional Organizations
- Legislature & Statues related to Nursing
- Purpose of Rules & Regulations 217.11 & 217.12
- Functions of the TBON
- License Required
- Name Badges
- Temporary Permits
- Licensure Renewals
- Nurse Licensure Compact agreements
- Define Nursing Ethics
- Criminal Behaviors
- Professional Boundaries, violations
- Board position statements
- Types of Peer Review (Incident Based & Safe Harbor)
- Minimum Due Process 217.19
- Conduct Subject to Reporting 301.401 (1) A-D
- Minor Incident 217.16
- Exclusions to Minor Incident
- Safe Harbor 217.20
- Safe Harbor protections
- TBON Investigation & disciplinary process
- Define delegation
- Delegation & Nursing Process
- Scope of practice
- Six-step decision-making model
Course Goals & Objectives:
Texas Nurses are mandated to have an understanding of the Nursing Practice Act, Rules & Regulations, Board Position Statements, Nursing ethics, and professional boundaries.
- Define the purpose of the Texas Board of Nursing and Nurse Practice Act.
- Define Compact Licensure and its impact on the nurses ability to practice outside their primary state of residence.
- Recognize the principles of Nursing Ethics.
- Identify potential or actual violations in Professional Boundaries and Boundary Crossings.
- Identify the role of the Nursing Peer Review Committee (Incident Based & Safe Harbor).
- Recognize concepts for safe delegation.
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – Shirley Aycock is employed by HomeCEU and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.