Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #15

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Question
Which organization is responsible to judge the nurse’s action, if the nurse violates the American Nurses Association (ANA) the code of ethics?

Question Options
1.) Courts
2.) Durable power of attorney for health care (DPOA)
3.) State board of nursing
4.) State legislative body

Correct Option(s): 3

Rationale
Option 1: The judges and the courts are responsible for dealing with legal cases.
Option 2: DPOA identifies a person who will make health care decisions if the client is unable to do so.
Option 3:If a nurse violates the ANA the code of ethics, the act has to be reported to the state board of nursing.
Option 4:State legislative body is responsible for framing administrative laws.

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