Nursing Council Guidelines: Professional Boundaries 2012

Nursing Council Guidelines: Professional Boundaries 2012

Purpose For students to demonstrate an understanding of health care legislation, ethical principles and the relevance to the delivery of health care. Assessment Task 1. Choose one of the following topics and write an assignment covering the areas outlined below. • Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 • NZNO Code of Ethics 2010 • Nursing Council Guidelines: Professional Boundaries 2012 • Medicines Act (1981) • Privacy and Confidentiality • Nursing Council Code of Conduct 2012 • Health and Disability Code of Rights 2014 • Health Practitioner Competence Assurance Act 2003 2. Discuss and explain the topic you have chosen. 3. How is this topic applied to health care delivery for the health consumer and family/ whānau? 4. Provide an example of how this topic applies to your nursing practice. 5. Support your discussion with evidence from relevant literature including: • Textbooks • Articles from the Proquest database • NZNO and/or NCNZ websites. Word Count: 1000 (+/- 10%) Grading: This assessment is graded using the Assignment rubric in the Programme Handbook.