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The New York State Nurse Practice Act of 1902

This article offers a summary of the professional role capacity based on NYS Nurse Practice Act of 1902.

The Act was implemented in New York and defined by State Education Law, Article 139 (the Nurse Practice Act). Its role capacity include but are not limited to:

The diagnosing, care and treatment of human responses to actual and/or potential health problems through case-studies, research studies and findings.

Use of health education and counseling, and the provision of care that supports and/or restore individuals' lives and well-being.

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It was at the routine, quarterly meeting of the Nursing Association on October 21, 1902 in Rochester, New York, the Nurse Practice Act began its existence. The idea was to secure a law, that would bring about uniformity and definite basis for the practice of nursing(Rochester, 2012).

As it relates to the NYS Nurse Practice Act, which is set in New York and defined by State Education Law, Article 139 (the Nurse Practice Act), a summary of the professional role capacity would be:

The diagnosing, care and ...

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The solution discusses the New York State Nurse Practice Act of 1902.

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