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Nursing Jurisprudence

Nursing jurisprudence is the law as it applies to the practice of nursing.

Nurses are responsible and accountable for their nursing practice and conduct. This requires comprehension and application of nursing jurisprudence.

The completion the Jurisprudence module is a mandatory registration requirement for initial NANB applicants and for reinstatement of registration.

The NANB Jurisprudence Study Guide prepares applicants for the jurisprudence testing component and can also serve as a resource for practising RNs/NPs, employers, other stakeholders, and health care professionals.

For more information on Jurisprudence as it applies to the practice of nursing in N.B., please refer to the NANB Jurisprudence Study Guide.

If you have any questions on this topic, please contact a practice consultant at: practiceconsultation@nanb.nb.ca