DQ:Outline the concept of professional accountability as it pertains to nursing. Provide examples of how a nurse demonstrates professional accountability in clinical expertise, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice.
Briefly in your own words, define accountability?
Read Chapter 4 in Dynamics in Nursing: Art and Science of Professional Practice.
Review “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) (2010), located on the National Academies of Sciences website.
Review the Nurse Practice Act of your home state. A copy of the Nurse Practice Act should be available on the website of your state’s board of nursing or nursing regulatory body.
Explore the “List of Nursing Organizations,” located on the Nurse.org website.
Explore the America Nurses Credentialing Center website. In particular, familiarize yourself with the resources describing standards of practice.