This article provides a summary of the professional role capacity based on NYS Nurse Practice Act of 1902.
The Act was implemented in New York and defined by State Education Law, Article 139 (the Nurse Practice Act). Its role capacity include but are not limited to:
The diagnosing, care and treatment of human responses to actual and/or potential health problems through case-studies, research studies and findings.
Use of health education and counseling, and the provision of care that supports and/or restore individuals' lives and well-being.