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WAC 246-840-201: Continuing competency purpose statement

Published: 2015

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WAC 246-840-201

Continuing competency purpose statement.

Patients, families, and communities expect safe, competent, and compassionate nursing care. These rules establish a self-directed continuing competency program that includes participation in active practice, self-assessment and reflection, and continuing nursing education for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses, as a mechanism to help keep patients safe and improve nursing practice.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.79.010 and 18.79.110. WSR 10-24-047, § 246-840-201, filed 11/24/10, effective 1/1/11.]