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Understanding the Scope of Practice and Role of the LPN
The North Carolina Board of Nursing in 2008 and 2009 comprehensively reviewed the scope of practice and role of the LPN. The Board determined that clarification of the scope and role of the LPN was needed and requested revisions to related documents. After approving the revisions the Board voted to have the information disseminated to all licensed nurses and to employers. This online course entitled “Understanding the Scope of Practice and Role of the LPN” is provided to accomplish that end.
There is no fee for this webcast. Preparation and viewing time is approximately 1 hour. This webcast will be available for viewing starting at 9:00am on July 12, 2010.
Please read the below information carefully in preparation for viewing the webcast:
To receive contact hours you must read the following handouts:
- Pages 3 & 4 of Nursing Practice Act
- Scope Comparison Chart
- LPN Scope of Practice Clarification
- RN Scope of Practice Clarification
- Scope of Practice Decision Tree for the RN and LPN
- Decision Tree for Delegation to UAP
Related Position Statements
- Accepting an Assignment
- Competency Validation
- Delegation and Assignment of Nursing Activities
- Staff Development
You must register for the webcast:
- Register for this Webcast (confirmation number needed to view webcast)
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