Archive, December 2014.

The Texas Medical Board receives over 7,000 complaints against licensed physicians each year. If the complaint is determined to be within the Board’s jurisdiction, an investigation is done. If the complaint is determined to have merit—that is, the physician acted in a manner that is not consistent with the public’s welfare—the matter is referred to the Board’s Litigation Department.
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The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (the Board) has announced that, beginning with license renewals in January 2015, it will require a fingerprint criminal history check in connection with renewals of license applicants before October 2007 but who did not go through such a check when they applied.
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In Texas, licensed vocational nurses have a specific role in public healthcare. It is important for licensed vocational nurses—and those who work with and supervise them—to understand the scope of care that can legally be provided by licensed vocational nurses.
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The Texas State Pharmacy Board regulates and licenses pharmacists and pharmacies to protect the public health, safety, and welfare. This helps to ensure that practicing pharmacists maintain a proper skill level and exercise professional standards, and that the dispensation of prescription drugs is controlled and misuse and diversion of those drugs is prevented. However, even with these standards, dispensing errors do still occur.
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