Nurse Practice Act Paper

Nursing Practice Act Paper(20 points)

Review the California Nursing Practice Act (NPA) and write a 2-3 page essay briefly describing the major functions of the NPA and how the NPA will impact your professional practice as a Registered Nurse.

This paper must be in APA format with a minimum of two (2) references. Use double space, Times New Roman font, and 12 pt. font size. Ensure your essay is a standard 5-paragraph essay with Intro, including purpose statement, body, and conclusion. (See writing resources on Canvas to ensure you are writing a proper academic essay).

 To access the Nursing Practice Act follow this link: www.rn.ca.gov (Links to an external site.)or using your preferred search engine, type in “California BRN” and click on the link for Nursing Practice Act– it is located in the business and professions code starting with section 2700.

Your essay will be graded on the depth of reflection and the application of the Nursing Practice Act as it relates to your nursing practice and your overall understanding of the major functions of the NPA.

 This paper should be supported by references to articulate your points. This paper is not simply a summary of your thoughts or opinions on how the NPA is integrating into your practice.

Requirements:  Students will review the California Nurse Practice Act (NPA) and a literature review on hospital policies and procedures and write a brief essay describing the major functions of each. The majority of the essay should be a reflection on the impact that the Act (or a specific part of the NPA) and hospital policies will have on your professional status as a registered nurse.

This should be no more than 3 pages in length

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