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Is the Code of Ethics for Nurses a legal document?

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To: Ethics Advisory Board   

From: Concerned RN

Subject: Unethical practice error  

What if I make an inadvertent, unethical practice error? Is the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements a legal document that can be used to suspend or revoke my license, or could it be used against me in a court of law? 

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