Page 1 Complete Your CE Test Online - Click Here Texas Nursing: Jurisprudence and Ethics 2 Contact Hours Release date: July 18, 2018 Expiration date: July 18, 2020 Author Valerie Wohl, PhD Valerie Wohl is an author and research professional specializing in continuing education course development. She works with institutions of higher learning to create materials that are timely and useful, as well as accurate and clearly written, ensuring high academic standards for content in a wide range of disciplines. She graduated (MA, PhD) from the Human Development and Social Policy Program at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (Evanston, IL), and received her BA from the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts, at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). Content reviewer Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN Audience Nurses completing this course fulfill the Texas BON requirement of two continuing education contact hours relating to nursing jurisprudence and ethics prior to the end of every third licensure renewal cycle. Course overview This course provides Texas laws and rules as they relate to the practice of nursing in the state of Texas. The content has been updated to include new regulations. This course provides principles and best practices for delivering nursing care that meets or exceeds legal and ethical standards. Objectives Š Š Explain how nursing practice is regulated in Texas. Š Š Describe the role of the Texas Board of Nursing, including its authority and responsibilities. Š Š Explain how Texas rule 217.11/standards of nursing practice regulate nursing practice. Š Š Describe recent amendments to Texas State Laws and Rules that affect ethical and legal nursing practice standards. Š Š Discuss the relevance of Texas Board of Nursing Position Statements as they pertain to nursing practice. Š Š Discuss legal and ethical principles of nursing practice. Š Š Discuss the relationship between nursing professional boundaries and appropriate nursing practice. How to receive credit ● ● Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 2-hour commitment of time. ● ● Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either: ○ ○ An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity. ○ ○ A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. ● ● Provide required personal information and payment information. ● ● Complete the MANDATORY Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation. ● ● Print your Certificate of Completion. Accreditations and approvals Elite is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Individual state nursing approvals In addition to states that accept ANCC, Elite is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by: Alabama, Provider #ABNP1418 (valid through March 1, 2021); California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP15022; District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-4007; Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #50-4007; Georgia Board of Nursing, Provider #50-4007; and Kentucky Board of Nursing, Provider #7-0076 (valid through December 31, 2019). ). This CE program satisfies the Massachusetts Board’s regulatory requirements as defined in 244 CMR5.00: Continuing Education. Activity director June D. Thompson, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAEN, Lead Nurse Planner Disclosures Resolution of Conflict of Interest In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support for continuing education, Elite implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity. Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement It is the policy of Elite not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.