Basic purpose of the state board of nursing

Question 1

A nurse who has an obvious physical disability applies for a staff nurse position. Which question, asked by the nurse recruiter, is legal?

“How long have you been disabled?”

“How does your disability affect your life?”

“Are you able to fulfill the requirements of this job?”

“Has your condition stabilized, or do you foresee it getting worse with time?”

Question 2

What is the basic purpose of the state board of nursing?

To ensure that all practicing nurses are competent

To restrict nursing practice through regulations

To ensure that all schools of nursing seek national accreditation

To establish a means of protecting the public at large