Which of the following are not sources of standards of care?
a. Institutional policies and procedures.
b. State nurse practice act
c. Published standards for specialties
d. Online nursing blogs
Correct answer: d. Sources of standards of care include Institutional policies, procedures, and protocols; state nurse practice act; published standards for specialties; guidelines from healthcare agencies or specialty organizations; and textbooks and journals.
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