The American Nurses Association (ANA) has released its latest publication, The Essential Guide to Nursing Practice: Applying ANA’s Scope and Standards of Practice and Education
. This informative, 240-page instructional guide is for everyone who currently refers to and utilizes the current editions of Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2010)
, and Nursing’s Social Policy Statement (2010)
The purpose of the Essential Guide to Nursing Practice is to further facilitate teaching in the classroom and other professional development settings. It addresses and offers examples of how to apply the six standards of professional practice and the ten standards of professional performance in everyday practice settings.