APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION FORMS

 

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LICENCE RENEWAL

 

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FRAMEWORKS

 

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Practice

  • The SNC Scope of nursing practice (SOP). The scope of practice is limited to that which the law allows for specific education and experience, and specific demonstrated competency. The SOP defines the limits of care a nurse is supposed to provide during his/her practice as regulated in the Swaziland Nurses and Midwives Act. It also go beyond defining the limits of care and differentiate between the levels of nurses’ preparation and experience.
  • The Swaziland Nurses’ Professional Code of Ethics The code provides guidance for decision making within the complex health care system and varied settings in which nurses’ practice. Nurses registered with the SNC are required to act at all times in such a manner as to justify public trust and confidence; uphold and enhance the good standing and reputation of the profession; serve health interests of society and safeguard interests of clients (individual, family and community)
  • The standards of nursing and midwifery practice serve as a yardstick against which performance is measured.  They are a guide for nurses in responding to patient/clients’ actual, emerging and potential health/nursing care needs and demands throughout the developmental stages of the patient/clients’ life cycle and along the health-illnesses continuum. They represent a target for best practice.