Florida: Laws and Rules of Nursing

Since April 21, 2013, The Florida Board of Nursing has required all licensees to complete a two-hour course on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida for licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, clinical nurse specialists, and advanced registered nurse practitioners. Each course must include content on:

  • Chapters 456 and 464 of the Florida Statutes and
  • The rules in Title 64B9 of the Florida Administrative Code

This course meets that requirement.

Course Summary

Historical review of nurse practice acts and nursing boards. Comprehensive discussion of Chapters 456 and 464 of the Florida Statutes and Division 64B9 of the Florida Administrative Code. Description of the disciplinary process and the alternatives to discipline provided through the Florida Intervention Project for Nurses. Discussion of ethical decision making and the relationship of ethics and the law.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours
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Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours


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