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Texas Board of Nursing - Education - Continuing Nursing ...

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Practice - Texas Board of Nursing Position Statements

15.2 The Role of the Licensed Vocational Nurse in the Pronouncement of Death

Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) do not have the authority to legally determine death, diagnose death, or otherwise pronounce death in the State of Texas. Regardless of practice setting, the importance of initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in cases where no clear Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders exist is...

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Practice - Texas Board of Nursing Position Statements

15.2 The Role of the Licensed Vocational Nurse in the Pronouncement of Death

Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) do not have the authority to legally determine death, diagnose death, or otherwise pronounce death in the State of Texas. Regardless of practice setting, the importance of initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in cases where no clear Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders exist is...

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Texas Board of Nursing - Education FAQ

Competency

How am I supposed to demonstrate my competency as a nurse?

A nurse may choose among two methods of demonstrating his or her continuing competency for each two-year licensing period. A nurse may complete 20 contact hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) in the nurse's area of practice; achieve, maintain, or renew an approved national nursing certification in the nurse's area of...

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Texas Board of Nursing - Education FAQ

Competency

How am I supposed to demonstrate my competency as a nurse?

A nurse may choose among two methods of demonstrating his or her continuing competency for each two-year licensing period. A nurse may complete 20 contact hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) in the nurse's area of practice; achieve, maintain, or renew an approved national nursing certification in the nurse's area of...

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Texas Board of Nursing - Nursing Practice FAQ

Texas Board of Nursing Rules

Texas Occupations Code, Section 303.005

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Floating to Unfamiliar Practice Settings

Question: I Nurses in my facility are often required to float from their home unit to other care units where they do not have clinical competence and/or clinical experience. What is the duty of the nurse  when it comes to floating to different clinical units (adults,...

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Texas Board of Nursing - Nursing Practice FAQ

Texas Board of Nursing Rules

Texas Occupations Code, Section 303.005

Back to Topics

Floating to Unfamiliar Practice Settings

Question: I Nurses in my facility are often required to float from their home unit to other care units where they do not have clinical competence and/or clinical experience. What is the duty of the nurse  when it comes to floating to different clinical units (adults,...

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Related topics : practical nursing license renewal / practical nursing license / licensed practical nursing jobs / practical nursing program / practical nursing jobs