Florida Nursing Laws and Rules
This course is designed to provide a Florida licensed nurse with a basic overview of the Florida Nurse Practice Act. The program will also discuss license requirements, as well as grounds for disciplinary actions. Upon completion of this program, the healthcare professional should have a thorough understanding of the process to obtain and maintain a Florida based nursing license.

Course Publication Date: April 19, 2022

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Maureen Sullivan-Tevault RN, BSN, CEN, CDCES
Course No:FL-LAWRULE-22
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Leadership & Case Management
Learning Objectives
  • Describe continuing education (CE) requirements for Florida nurse licensees

  • Discuss the role of Florida’s Intervention Project for Nurses

  • Differentiate practices between licensed practical nursing (LPN), registered nursing (RN), and advanced practice nursing (ARNP)

  • Outline responsibilities of the Florida Board of Nursing

  • Verbalize examples of the grounds for discipline of any Florida nurse licensee

  • Identify benefits of the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC)

  • Discuss the purpose of filing a petition declaratory statement

  • Discuss the 4 principles involved in nursing ethics

  • Describe the differences between ‘under direction” and “under direct supervision”

  • Discuss the steps involved in acquiring an initial Florida nursing license; discuss steps in the nurse license renewal process


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