Duty to Provide Care

The duty to provide care is a nurse’s ethical, legal and professional obligation to provide clients with safe, competent, compassionate and ethical nursing services. This duty applies to every aspect of the nurse-client relationship. We developed the Duty to Provide Care Practice Guideline to define these duties and to provide guidance for all nurses.

If you have any questions about the Duty to Provide Care Practice Guideline, please reach out to us at practice@nscn.ca.

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