– Carryingout the treatment and prescribed medications ordered by any person authorizedby State law to prescribe the regimen.- Provideeducation/counselling about patient’s health – Reportand document plan of care, nursing actions/care implemented, and response ofpatient to care- Supervise,teach, and evaluate current nurses and students when performing nursing duties- Provideand maintain safe and effective nursing care, whether rendered directly orindirectlyCircumstances resulting in a nursinglicense to be disciplined – Voluntary surrender or failure torenew license- Convictedof felony charge(s) or a crime in which immorality is suspected- Unableto perform nursing duties with reasonable skill and safety- Failureto meet minimum continuing competency requirement for renewal- “UnprofessionalConduct” (unethical, deceptive, or harmful)- Practicingunder the influence of drugs or alcohol – Provided falsified information to theBoard in attempt to acquire licensure to practice nursing- Withheldinformation when attempting to attain licensure to practice nursing- Convictedor plea of nolo contendere or guilty to any crime that suggests nurse is unfitor not able to practice nursing or has attempted to deceive the public- Mentalor physical disability that interferes with nurse’s ability to perform nursingduties safely and effectively- Useof drugs that hinder nurse from performing duties safely and effectively- Engagementin any activity that poses a threat to public health- Anydeliberate or negligent acts or omissions regardless of actual injury topatient – Wilfulviolation of any rules enacted by the Board- Violationsof any provisions of the ArticlePurpose of the Board of Nursing. – Tocreate uniformity of nursing licensure requirements, promoting safety andpublic health benefits- Facilitatestates’ responsibility to protect the publics’ health and safety- Promotecompliance with the laws of nursing – To create uniformity of nursinglicensure requirements, promoting safety and public health benefits- Facilitatestates’ responsibility to protect the publics’ health and safety- Promotecompliance with the laws of nursing- Bymeans of joint recognition of party state licenses, permit all party states thepower to hold nurses accountable for following all state practice lawCompact State? Yes YesReferences (APA) Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act, O.
C.G.A. §43-26-1 (2017). North CarolinaNurse Practice Act, Gen. Stat.
§ 90-171-1 (2009).7. Worktogether with medical team members in management of care8. Teachtheory and practice of nursing9. Administertreatments as ordered by licensed physician10. Supervisionand management of the practice of nursing – Assessment of patient’s physicalhealth, mental health, and reaction to illness/treatment- Documenting and communicating results of nursing assessment- Plan,initiate, deliver, and evaluate appropriate nursing tasks- Teach,assign, delegate/supervise other health care staff in carrying out treatmentroutine – Workwith other health care professionals in deciding best health care for patient,but no medical diagnosis or prescribing of treatment plan is to be made unlessunder the supervision of a licensed physician