Archive, October 2016.

Although there are legal protections in place for nurses facing an investigation from the Texas Board of Nursing, investigators are not typically keen on informing nurses of their legal rights. In fact, investigations, in and of themselves, can be rather adversarial. When you add in the potential consequences, such as license suspension and revocation, the importance of knowing how to protect your license becomes clear. How, exactly, do you do this? The following explains further.
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Learning that you are being investigated by the Texas Board of Nursing is an unnerving experience. To make matters worse, you may not have any initial details as to why the complaint against you has been filed. This hardly seems fair, considering your license may be at risk. Thankfully, there are things that you can do that may improve the outcome of your case.
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While most people have the luxury of leaving work at work, doctors and other healthcare professionals carry their professions with them. They think about the patient with cancer that might not make it over breakfast, may spend the night tossing and turning when a diagnosis for an extremely ill patient eludes them, or they might find themselves burdened when they look at their own children after losing a young patient to an illness or injury. No, health care professionals do not close the door on work once the shift is over. They do not get a break from the scrutiny either – the kind that …
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Facing a complaint with the Texas Medical Board can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you do not know what to expect. Worse than that, though, is that not knowing how to handle a complaint can bring with it costly missteps that may put your license in jeopardy. Be prepared, know what to expect, and how to best protect your medical license.
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