Importance Of The Board Of Nursing

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Moral and ethical conduct, integrity, accountability, and the theory of the effects of the environment on healing are fundamental to nursing professionals. The Board of Nursing and other professional organizations have always been essential to keeping these practices in place. However, The Board of Nursing and professional organizations have differences. These differences include the number of members, implementing regulations, issuing nursing licenses and providing support for nurses nationwide. The Idaho Board of nursing is a regulatory agency composed of 12 members which ensures public safety and nursing professionalism. The Board of Nursing helps protect the public by assuring that nurses are competent to practice. It regulates by having …show more content…
The nurse participates in the advancement of the profession through contributions to practice, education, administration, and knowledge development. (American Nurses Association, 2011) There are many ways to help advance the nursing profession. For example, I mentor new nurses by helping them advance their skills and gain confidence in themselves. I have made several advances in my career such as going from a floor nurse to a charge nurse. Advancement from a charge nurse to a nursing coordinator, and advancing from being a nursing coordinator to a supervisor. I am also contributing to the advancement of my nursing profession by continuing my education and pursuing an advanced nursing …show more content…
Beneficent actions can be taken to help prevent or remove harm or to simply improve the situation of others (Steve Pantilat, 2008). I demonstrated beneficence when patient X, a Hispanic male a hernia repair post op day one was not willing to get up and ambulate. I had delegated to my CNA to ambulate the patient three times a day (TID). Shortly before noon I was informed that the patient had refused to ambulate. My CNA had not followed up to ambulate the patient nor had she informed me that the patient had not ambulated. I personally spoke with the patient about the risks of not ambulating. I also asked if he was in pain, but he denied pain at that time He stated that if he ambulated he would be in pain. I offered pain medication, but he refused it. I informed him I would be back in half an hour to ambulate at that time. At first he was very upset that I would push him to get up as he had been through surgery, but after noticing improvement he continued to ambulate with the

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