Nursing Practice Act

Nursing Practice Act/Policy and Procedure Essay(25 points)Purpose/Objective:Students will demonstrate critical thinking, communication, assessment, and technical skills in a written analysis.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.3 pages in length3-4 referencesTo access the Nursing Practice Act follow this link: or search “California BRN”. Select the “Regulations” tab and click on the link for Nursing Practice Act– it is located in the Business and Professions Code starting with section 2700.