Board of Nursing Advisory Opinions
Pursuant to D.C. Official Code §3-1204.08(9), the Board of Nursing shall issue advisory opinions regarding compliance with acceptable standards of practice. Advisory opinions are not legally binding and will not be used by the Board of Nursing as a basis for discipline if they are violated. Listed below are advisory opinions that have been issued by the Board of Nursing to date. Facility policies may restrict practice further in their setting and/or require additional expectations related to competency, validation, training, and supervision to assure the safety of their patient population and or decrease risk.