Attention all Licensed Texas Nurse: Think Carefully Before You Post on Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat and the Like.

Texas nurses have a duty to maintain professional boundaries. The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) defines professional boundaries as “the appropriate limits which should be established by the nurse in the nurse/client relationship due to the nurse’s power and the patient’s vulnerability.” 22 Tex. Admin. Code § 217.1(29). Professional boundaries are meant to promote the…