Archive, November 2014.
Under the Texas Occupations Code, the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) may require a nurse or applicant for a nursing license to undergo an evaluation if the BON suspects that the nurse or applicant cannot practice in a safe manner due to a physical or mental condition, substance abuse, or alcohol or drug abuse. The BON must have probable cause, which means that its belief is reasonable and not subjective and is founded on observation, information provided by a believable witness, or other trustworthy evidence.
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Failure to Meet Child Support Obligations Can Result in Revocation, Denial, or Suspension of Occupational Licenses
Sometimes situations outside of the practice of a profession can have a dramatic impact on a professional licensee’s practice. For example, defaulting on child support obligations can result in a revocation, denial, or suspension of a license to practice medicine, nursing, psychiatry, dentistry, pharmacy, and other professions.
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Investigations by the Texas Medical Board (TMB) can have a serious effect on a physician’s career and medical license. It’s critical for physicians to understand the process and the need for strong legal representation.
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Americans continue to abuse controlled substance prescription medications, including hydrocodone combination products (HCPs). As a result, the DEA has recently moved HCPs from Schedule III to Schedule II under the federal Controlled Substances Act.
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