The nurse practices nursing in conformity with the code of ethics for professional registered nurses. This code:
Improves self-health care Protects the client from harm Ensures identical care to all clients Defines the principles by which nurses provide care to their clients.
Evidence-based practice is defined as:
Nursing care based on tradition Scholarly inquiry embodied in the nursing and biomedical research literature. A problem-solving approach to clinical practice based on best practices Quality nursing care provided in an efficient and economically sound manner.
Nursing practice in the tweny-first century is an art and science that is centred on:
The client The nursing process Cultural diversity The health care facility