These scope of practice standards outline the requirements for nurses when they are providing client care in the following ways:
Depending on the
controls on practice, including the RN Regulation,
autonomous scope of practice, organizational policies and restrictions, and the nurse’s individual competence, nurses may provide care to clients by:
An "order" is any instruction or authorization given by a regulated health professional to provide care for a specific client, whether or not the care or service includes any restricted activity.
Orders can include instructions that set out the usual care for a particular client group or client problem and are made client-specific by the ordering regulated health professional.
The order must:
Once given, orders may be transcribed in other documents such as a client care plan.
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