Nursing education

November 18th, 2016

JPS Health Network is offering free continuing education to help nurses in the community fulfill the Texas Board of Nursing’s new requirement for continuing education in nursing jurisprudence and ethics.

Nurses are invited to a Behavioral Health hiring fair and special continuing education event on Saturday, December 3. Doors will open at 10 a.m., with a one-hour educational program starting at 11 a.m. Psychiatry’s Lisa Rowett, MSN, RN-BC, will present “Jurisprudence in RN Practice: Professional Roles in Behavioral Health, Part 1,” which can be applied toward the state’s jurisprudence and ethics requirement for all nurses seeking license renewal.

As of Jan. 1, 2014, the state’s continuing education requirement includes two contact hours in jurisprudence and ethics, which must be completed before the end of every third licensing cycle. (

Hiring managers and Human Resources recruiters will be at the event. Nurses interested in exploring behavioral health career opportunities at JPS are invited to bring their resumes.

The event will be in the auditorium at Trinity Springs Pavilion, on the Fort Worth campus of John Peter Smith Hospital at 1500 S. Main St. R.S.V.P to Lisa Rowett at or 817-702-1504.

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