Health Care Professionals

Scope of Practice

State laws, institutional policies and licensure specify "scope of practice" or what responsibilities, tasks or functions a nurse is allowed to perform while working.

For more information about Scopes of Practice for nurses practicing in New York State, please visit the following website:

Office of the Professions, Practice Information

Office of the Professions, Nursing Guide to Practice

"Careers in Healthcare" (2004). New York State AHEC System