Release date: 07/01/2020
Reviewed and renewed: 07/01/2021
Expiration date: 07/01/2022
This course is designed to provide Laws and Rules continuing education for Florida Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. It fulfills the continuing education requirement for those licensed in the state of Florida.
Upon completion of the educational activity, the learner should be able to:
- Describe the primary purpose of the Nurse Practice Act.
- Identify specific Florida laws and rules related to the practice of nursing.
- Differentiate between ethical and legal considerations in nursing.
- Compare each level of nursing practice in the state of Florida and the general scope of practice of each.
- Review general requirements for nursing licensure within the state of Florida.
- Outline the process for discipline related to nursing practice in the state of Florida.
- Review best practice guidelines to protect licensure in nursing within the state of Florida.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
In order to receive credit, participants should read the entire monograph, complete and submit an evaluation and score at least 70% on the self-assessment test. Certificates will be available in the transcripts upon successful completion of the self-assessment test. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at [email protected].
CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CE University.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 2.5 contact hours.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is approved as a provider of continuing education through the Florida Board of Nursing #50-2560.
This activity is awarded 2.5 contact hours.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CE University. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803.
This activity is approved for 2.5 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology). AKH ID 21416-20
FACULTY & DISCLOSURES
Mary Kathleen Ebener PhD, RN
Dr. Ebener teaches courses in nursing, healthcare and statistical analysis. She is currently employed at, Florida State College at Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida as Dean of Nursing. She holds a BSN from Illinois Wesleyan University; her MSN is from Andrews University, MI; and her PhD. is from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Dr. Ebener has no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Planners and Reviewers
Bernadette Marie Makar, MSN, NP-C, APRN-C – Nurse Planner has no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
AKH and CE University staff, planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflict of interest is resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE AND INVESTIGATIONAL PRODUCTS
This educational activity does not include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
AKH Inc.’s courses are designed solely to provide healthcare professionals with information to assist in their practice and professional development. The courses are researched thoroughly, utilizing current literature and including practical experiences. AKH’s courses are not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The courses serve as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, they cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH educational courses do not endorse commercial products. The author(s) and the publisher specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the courses. AKH further disclaims any responsibility for undetected errors, or from the reader’s misunderstanding of the course.