Professional Obligations

To hold registration as a nurse or midwife in Australia, you must adhere to the standards, codes, guidelines and frameworks set by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

These standards include the Standards for Practice, the Code(s) of Conduct, and the Code(s) of Ethics. Professional and safe practice is at the heart of our professional obligations.

This session will provide an overview of the professional obligations relating to nursing and midwifery and provide you with a better understanding of professional accountability.


Powerpoint presentation: Professional Obligations


Reflective Practice Questionnaire (download and save the questionnaire to your computer prior to completing)

Useful links

NMBA Standards for Practice
NMBA Decision Making Framework
NMBA Code(s) of Conduct

Obtaining your CPD certificate

Please fill in this form to obtain a CPD Certificate for the completion of this session.