School of Nursing

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Standards of Practice

The UNCG School of Nursing (SON) uses the following professional nursing standards to guide the curriculum. The SON Conceptual Framework and learning outcomes are built upon the standards. Additional standards are integrated into the curriculum in selected specialty courses.

American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2010). The Research-Focused Doctoral Program in Nursing: Pathways to Excellence. Washington, DC: Author.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2010). Recommended baccalaureate competencies and curricular guidelines for the nursing care of older adults. Washington, DC: Author.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2010). Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Competencies. Washington, DC: Author.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice. Washington, DC: Author.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2011). The essentials of master's education for advanced practice nursing. Washington, DC: Author.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. (2000). Older adults: Recommended baccalaureate competencies and curricular guidelines for geriatric nursing care. Washington, DC: American Nurses Association.

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. (2010). Scope and Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice. Chicago: Author.

American Nurses Association. (2001). Code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements. Washington DC: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing's social policy statement: The essence of the profession. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2005). Pain management nursing: Standards and scope of practice. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2008). Pediatric nursing scope and standards of practice. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2007). Public health nursing scope and standards of practice. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2010). Gerontological Nursing: Scope and standards of practice. American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2009). Scope and standards for nurse administrators. (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association. (2010). Scope and standards of practice for nursing professional development. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

American Nurses Association and American Psychiatric Nurses Association. (2007). Scope and standards of psychiatric-mental health nursing practice. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

APRN Consensus Work Group, & National Council of State Boards of Nursing APRN Advisory Committee. (2008). Consensus model of APRN regulation: Licensure, accreditation, certification, and education. Author.

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators. (2009). Essentials of Baccalaureate Nursing Education for Entry Level Community Health Nursing Practice. Association of Community Health Nursing Educators. Wheat Ridge, Colorado, Author.

National League for Nursing. (2005). The scope of practice for academic nurse educators. New York: NLN.

National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education. (2008). Criteria for evaluation of nurse practitioner programs (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations. (2007).. Public health nursing scope and standards of practice. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing.

Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations. (2011). Core competencies for public health nurses. Washington, DC: Author.



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