Laws and Rules of Florida Nursing Practice
Designed specifically to meet Florida Board of Nursing continuing education relicensure requirements on the laws and rules governing the practice of nursing in Florida as per Rule 64B9-5.013. Florida statutes Chapters 456 (Health Professions and Occupations: General Provisions), Chapter 464 (Nurse Practice Act), and the rules outlined in Title 64B9 of the Florida Administrative Code. Nurses will learn how laws and rules, as regulated by the Board of Nursing, provide safe parameters within which to work as well as protect patients from unprofessional and unsafe nursing practice.
A score of 70% or higher is required for course completion.
Samaritan Physicians: Successful completion of this activity will qualify Samaritan physicians for annual policy discounts. Upon completion, please print your certificate and submit to Samaritan for consideration.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Registered Nurses (RN), and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN).
- Review the basics of Florida’s regulatory and legislative processes.
- Describe the authority of the Department of Health and Board of Nursing.
- Examine the laws and rules governing nursing practice in Florida.
- Examine unprofessional conduct in terms of nursing’s code of ethics.
- Summarize the types of rule violations and corresponding discipline imposed.
Regina Russell, MBA, MSN, R.N., NPD-BC
Clinical Learning Educator 2
Baptist Health South Florida
Due to the non-clinical nature of the content discussed, the speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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