National League of NursingNational League of Nursing

The Voice of Nursing Education

Scope of Practice

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Along with its fellow organizations in the Tri-Council for Nursing, the NLN strongly endorsed the Institute of Medicine’s The Future of Nursing and called for collaboration among stakeholders to advance the report’s recommendations. One of the four key messages in the report is that nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training, calling for actions that maximize the contributions of all nurses and eliminate barriers that prevent them from practicing to the full extent of their education and training.