What is the Board of Nurse Examiners(BNE) responsible for?
design and administer exams
issue license to those who passed exams
exams intended to assure public that a nurse with a license had met minimum standard for safe patient care
What did the first exam from the BNE take place?
May24th, 1904 in NC
Today's boards are empowered to supervise nursing:
describe what activities can be delegated but overseen by the nurse
Advanced Practice Nurses(APN) have functioned in the US for more than a century. What was the first APN? and what are the others?
1st -Certified Nurse Anesthetist
Clinical Nurse Specialists
Board of Nursing regulates the licensure of nurses trained outside the US. Exam for foreign nurse graduates include 3 sections. What are they?
Validate nurse credentials
Test knowledge base
Test English language proficiency
The board of nursing is responsible to investigate complaints in regards to potential violation of the Nurse Practice Act. Board can initiate charges against the nurse and make them:
voluntary surrender of license
hearing before board
board can issue reprimand
require nurs to take remedial courses
When was the first National Council Licensure Examination(NCLEX)?
The NCLEX is designed to show:
Responsibilites of the RN include (butnot limited to)
assessing health conditions
deriving a nursing diagnosis
executing a nursing regimen
advocating the provision of health care
performing acts which are approved by the board
executing regiments delegated by a physician
teaching, administering, supervising, delegating, and evaluating nursing practice
Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for professional nursing practice by the Amerian Association of Colleges of Nursing stresses 3 roles:
provider of care
designer/manager/coordinator of care
member of a profession
What are the 4 core competencies?
Dr. Mildred Montag proposed ADN and diploma prepared nurses fimctopm as am adjunct to help BSN nurses care for patients. The BSN role should be:
clinical leadership and delegation
US military uses education & not licensure as the basis for professional practice-
BSN - commissioned officer
ASN & Diploma - enlisted personnel
Where was the 1st masters degree in nursing at?
Teachers College at Columbia initially prepared teachers and administrators
What are the percentages of each individual ADNs?
Clinical Nurse Specialist 12
Nurse Practitioner 67
Certified Nurse Anesthetist 5
Certified Nurse Midwife 4
Clinical Nurse Leader ? (New)
Teaching and Administration 11
What are the challenges of the 21st century?
prevention of disease
problems and illnesses resulting from socioeconmica dislocations