The scope of practice of registered nurseshas limits determined by the Nurse Practice Act of the state in which an RN is licensed. Each state has its own laws, rules and regulations governing nursing care. Rules and regulations are delegated to a state board of nursing which implements the rules, qualifies candidates for censurer, licenses nurses and makes decisions on nursing issues.

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