Maintaining Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism in Nursing

An Online Experience


All nurses have the potential to commit an ethics or boundary violation.

All nurses have the potential to be accused of an ethics or boundary violation.

All violations are preventable.

Maintaining Ethics, Boundaries, and Professionalism in Nursing is an interactive online course utilizing proprietary teaching tools developed by Professional Boundaries. This course was developed by Karen Holder, FNP-BC, MHS and the PBI Faculty, and approved by California Board of Registered Nursing.

Nurses currently dealing with administrative or disciplinary action for an accusation or violation, or preparing for regulatory hearings as a result of such actions, require the specialized course offered by Professional Boundaries, Inc. Our goal is to help protect you, your colleagues, your employer, and the patients you serve.

To view more course offered for nurses, please visit PBI's Nurse Courses.

What Are The Goals Of This Course?

The goal of the course is to increase awareness of potential violations and thus reduce the occurrence of ethical and boundary transgressions committed by nurses.

Upon completion of those course, participants will:

  • Acquire a working understanding of the Boundary/Ethics Formula © in order to reduce their own violation potential for ethical, boundary, and policy transgressions.
  • Improve ethical decision making.
  • Develop and implement a Stratified Ethics Protection Plan © to safeguard their patients/clients, colleagues, medical facility, profession, and themselves.

How Much Does It Cost?

This course has a flat fee of $55 and is available to complete immediately after registration.

Upon registering, a password is generated that will allow you to login, navigate the course, and proceed at your own pace. To exit and retain your place in the course, just click log-out a the top of the page. Upon successful completion of the post-test and course evaluation, a certificate of completion is available for immediate printing or pdf auto-emailing.

Click the blue button below to register!



Confidentiality Statement

Data collected in this course is in no way connected to your identity. Professional Boundaries, the California Board of Registered Nursing, nor your employer has any way to identify the source of any information logged in.  Information collected is only used for statistical analysis


The accrediting agency and Professional Boundaries, Inc. do not guarantee or imply that this course will protect you from or prevent an ethics, policy, or legal violation. This course is for educational purposes only and does not serve as a professional assessment. Your understanding of and compliance with codes of ethics, codes of professional conduct, organizational policies, and both state and federal statutes remain solely your responsibility. Etiologies for ethical violations will be discussed in this course for teaching purposes. There is never an excuse for a violation or to dismiss responsibility for unprofessional behavior.


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15761, for 3 CE contact hours.