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social policy statement
expresses nursing's social contract w/ the society we serve

defines what we do in the context of out relationship w/ society & our obligation to the recipients of our care
ANA practice standards
competent level of care:
assessment
diagnosis
outcome identification
planning
implementation
evaluation
ANA performance sandards
define competent levelsof professional nursing behaviors:
quality of practice
education
professional practice evaluation
collegiality
collaboration
ethics
research
resource utilization
leadership
nurse practice acts
state basesd
regulate licensure and practice
role of state boards of nursing
ICN code of ethics for nurses
4 fundamental responsibilities:
promote health
prevent illness
reatore health
alleviate suffering

4 principal elements:
nurses and people
nurses and practice
nurses and the profession
nurses and co-workers
ANA code of ethics for nurses
practices w/ respect for dignity of client, regardless of socioeconomic status or health problems
committment to patient
promotes/protects health, safety, and right of patient
responsible for their own practice
preserve their own integrity/safety/competence as they would for their patients
works to improve/maintain healthcare environments and conditions
contributes to practice, education, administration, and knowledge development of profession
collaborates w/ other health care professionals in effort to meet needs
profession of nursing is responsible for stating/maintainging nursing values