Archive, September 2015.
The Texas Medical Board Rules allow for physicians to delegate some prescriptive authority to Advanced Practical Registered Nurses (APRN). However, the procedures and conditions for this delegation must be carefully followed to avoid possible board discipline of both the physician and the APRN. Additionally, physicians are limited in the number of APRNs and Physician Assistants (PAs) to whom they can delegate prescriptive power.
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For most professionals, student loans are a necessary evil to obtain a degree. Like most loans, the debtor must pay back the creditor or suffer consequences such as poor credit or wage garnishments. However, when it comes to defaulting on student loans in the state of Texas, it can cost you more than just a good credit standing; you can actually lose your license to practice.
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Technology has played an integral role in the advancement of medicine and has, in many ways, improved patient care exponentially. However, technology is also responsible for some new, additional risks in the health care industry. One of the most concerning (for patients and health care professionals, alike) is the phenomenon known as “distracted doctoring.”
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The revocation, suspension, or restriction of a license to practice or conduct business can have both short-term and long-term implications. Unfortunately, failure to pay child support can result in such a situation, and until matters are resolved, the restriction on your license will continue. Thankfully, there is a way to effectively handle arrears before it impacts your license.
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