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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on legal issues related to professional nursing licensure.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. describe functions of the boards of nursing.
  2. list several examples of professional misconduct for nurses.
  3. discuss issues related to investigations and disciplinary action by the boards of nursing and methods to protect a nursing license.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.3 CH
  • DC - BON 3.3 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJN0213legal
Published: October 2012
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 15/20 (75%)
Authors: Edie Brous JD, MS, MPH, RN