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DC: Professionalism DC-05: Professional Accountability
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
DC-05-01 Demonstrate legal accountability for one's own nursing practice.
  Demonstrate knowledge of whom nurses are accountable to in their nursing practice:          
  • clients, to provide safe, competent, ethical care
  • DC-05-03
  • employer, to work within job descriptions, policies and procedures
  • DC-05-04
  • regulatory College / Association to maintain Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
  • DC-05-05 Demonstrate knowledge and responsibility to ensure that nursing knowledge is current in skills, abilities, attitudes, behaviors and clinical judgment.
    DC-05-06 Demonstrate ability to identify when assistance is required or when an assignment is beyond competence level or outside scope of practice.
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