# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing I Task 2134396605

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the legalities governing the scope of practical nursing as defined in the Board of Nursing Law and Regulation.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • consideration of Nurse Practice Act, Virginia Board of Nursing, Patient's Bill of Rights, Good Samaritan Act, National Council of State Board of Nursing (NCSBN)
  • licensure process
  • professional boundaries
  • implications of contract, liability, advanced directives, client chart
  • legal issues related to client care
  • issues of an agency's policies and procedures.
See also “Curriculum: B.5.a, B.5.b, B.5.c” (Virginia Administrative Code): http://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency90/chapter20/section120/

See also “A Nurse’s Guide to the Use of Social Media” (National Council of State Boards of Nursing [NCSBN]): https://www.ncsbn.org/NCSBN_SocialMedia.pdf

See also “Social Media Guidelines for Nurses” (NCSBN): https://www.ncsbn.org/347.htm

See also “Guidance on the use of Social Media” (Virginia Board of Nursing): http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/guidelines/90-48_SocialMedia.doc

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the functions and importance of the Virginia Nurse Practice Act, Virginia Board of Nursing Patient's Bill of Rights, and Good Samaritan Act to nurses? To clients?
  • What steps are involved to practice legally as a nurse in Virginia or in another state?
  • How would you demonstrate understanding of the legal implications of the nursing practice, such as contracts, liabilities, advanced directives, and charts?
  • What are common litigation issues, such as the client's chart?
  • How do the legal issues of assault and battery, child abuse/elder abuse, confidentiality of information, duty of care, negligence, and informed consent relate to client care?
  • How are nursing tasks and procedures delegated to unlicensed persons, according to the current State Board regulation?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

History and Social Science

GOVT.9

The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by

  1. defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action;
  2. examining different perspectives on the role of government;
  3. describing how the national government influences the public agenda and shapes public policy by examining examples such as the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 9524 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965;
  4. describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy;
  5. investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level;
  6. analyzing how the incentives of individuals, interest groups, and the media influence public policy; and
  7. devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues.

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