standards of nursing practice

standards of nursing practice

a set of guidelines for providing high-quality nursing care and criteria for evaluating care. Such guidelines help assure patients that they are receiving high-quality care. The standards are important if a legal dispute arises over the quality of care provided a patient.

stan·dards of nurs·ing prac·tice

(stan'dărdz nŭrs'ing prak'tis)
Rules or definitions of competent care; guidelines for nursing.
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The Board is also mandated to enforce and monitor safe and quality standards of nursing practice, study the conditions affecting the nursing practice in the Philippines, and exercise the powers necessary to ensure the maintenance of efficient, ethico-moral, technical, and professional standards in the practice of nursing towards the optimal health and common good of the nation.
The Standards of Nursing Practice applicable to all levels of nursing licensure out-lined in Texas Board of Nursing (Board) Rule 217.
The Committee found that the member failed to meet the standards of nursing practice regarding communication and medications administration and documentation during a night shift in June, 2015 and that he demonstrated honesty in informing his employer of his acts and omissions.
It could also lead to serving on panels for policies or standards of nursing practice at the state and national level.
The purpose of the document is to provide a framework to promote safe and optimal care of all patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures, by promoting high standards of nursing practice through education and research.
The American Nurses Association also publishes documents defining the Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice.
ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
Standards of nursing practice also derive from our facilities' policies and procedures, job descriptions, and state nurse practice acts.
Russell stated that she needed to distinguish between a "so-called nurses union" and a professional group of educated nurses who meet the highest standards of nursing practice in order to safeguard the public.
The CANNT Standards of Nursing Practice have been newly revised in 2014 and are now posted to the website.
The nominee must demonstrate an awareness of, and adherence to, the standards of nursing practice as determined by the provincial nursing body, and the Standards of Critical Care Nursing (2009)
It found fault with standards of nursing practice relating to documentation, care planning and risk assessment and medication management - but noted Mersey Care had already made improvements.

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