Archive, August 2016.

After spending years in school, passing your exams, and finding a career that you love, the last thing you want to think about is losing your nursing license. However, this pervasive risk is ever-present for nurses. As such, it is important that you understand the risk, and the behaviors that could result in consequences. Furthermore, you should know how to protect your nursing license, should you ever become subject to an investigation.
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If you are a nurse practitioner or nurse anesthetist, there is a constant threat that you must consider. It is the risk of having your nursing license suspended or revoked. If you think that it could not happen to you, then you are sadly mistaken. Even seemingly innocent mistakes can have serious consequences. Protect your nursing license by knowing what these risks are, and how you can effectively handle allegations that may be brought against you.
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When it comes to the Texas Health Code and physician assistants (PA), there is no room for mistake. This is especially true when it comes to your notification and identification obligations. Violations can result in negative consequences, including the suspension, revocation, or denial of your physician assistant license. As such, it is critical that you understand your notification and identification obligations under the Texas Medical Board. You should also know how to handle an investigation against you, should you be accused of a violation.
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Physician assistants have helped relieve some of the stress in the healthcare industry, but as more and more PAs make their way in, regulations become stricter to ensure patient safety. This means more oversight from the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Physician Assistant Board. Understanding these regulations, the disciplinary process that may ensue when violations occur, and the role that the TMB plays in that process, is critical to keeping your license in good standing.
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