(Answered) NR447 Week 5 Discussion: Reflection on Knowledge of Competencies


Reflect on your current knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act in your state or review your acts, rules, and regulations by going to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing at https://www.ncsbn.org/npa.htm (Links to an external site.)

  • How familiar are you with your state’s Nurse Practice Act?
  • What did you learn that you didn’t know before today?
  • How does this knowledge assist you as a leader or manager?


My state of practice in New York (NY). I am still getting familiar with the NY Nurse Practice Act (NPA). The state protects the state to ensure it receives quality and safe care by ensuring that nurses receive their licensure before they can practice as LPNs, RN, NPs, etc. The NPA also guides the nursing practice to ensure the protocols and procedures used are up-to-date and safe for the patient (NYSED.gov., 2016). The license renewal requirements ensure that the nurses are current with any changes or improvements in the nursing practice, policies, and protocols. Nurses at all levels must understand the NPA policies and ensure their education and practice adheres to them….Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $5