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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of copyright law as it applies to the use of protected resources and the sharing of information by nurse professionals.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the basics of copyright law, including the doctrine of Fair Use and the TEACH Act.
  2. Identify how copyright law applies to nurses in professional development.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JNPD0915
Published: Sep/Oct 2015
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Meghan B. LaVelle, DNP, RN, CEN, ACNS-BC; Beth Elchek LaVelle, PhD, RN-BC, CEN, CPPS; Kenneth L. Port, JD, BA; Jacob T. Sherlock, JD, BA
Categories: Legal , Professional Issues
Topics: Copyright , Writing