The Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 4th Edition, is an essential document for every nurse practicing in the United States. The scope of practice statement answers the who, what, when, where, how, and why questions of nursing. The standards provide authoritative statements of the actions and behaviors all registered nurses are expected to perform competently, regardless of role, population, specialty, and setting. Each standard is accompanied by detailed competencies for the three practice levels.
The product of extensive thought work by many registered nurses, this new edition provides:
This premier professional resource informs and guides nurses in their vital work providing safe, quality, and competent care. It is a must-have for every registered nurse.