Health Care Professionals

Scope of Practice

State laws, institutional policies and licensure specify "scope of practice" or what responsibilities, tasks or functions a nurse is allowed to perform while working.

For more information about Scopes of Practice for nurses practicing in New York State, please visit the following website:

Office of the Professions, Practice Information
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/nursepracticeissues.htm
 

Office of the Professions, Nursing Guide to Practice
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/nurse-guide-april09.pdf

References
"Careers in Healthcare" (2004). New York State AHEC System