Archive, January 2017.
As a nurse, you are held to a higher standard than most people. Because of this, all that you say or do - either personally or professionally - can be scrutinized by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Yet most cases referred to the Board are not solely based on moral turpitude. Instead, it is often used as yet another arrow against nurses who have acted in ways that compromised patient or public safety. Learn more about how this almost obscure term may affect your nursing licensing investigation case, and how you may be able to mitigate its impact.
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Dentists practicing within the state of Texas are required to obtain and maintain a valid license. Approval of this licensure is overseen by the Texas Board of Dental Examiners (TBDE). The TBDE is also responsible for disciplining dentists who fail to meet regulatory standards, practices, and/or requirements. One action that could be considered a violation is the completion of an unnecessary dental procedure. Learn more about what might lead to an allegation of this infraction, and how you can protect your dental license throughout the investigation process.
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Repeated Acts of Misconduct Can Result in the Revocation or Permanent Suspension of Your Medical License
Everyone makes mistakes, but doctors, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals tend to be held to a higher standard. In fact, a single and seemingly minor mistake could potentially lead to an investigation and disciplinary action from the Texas Medical Board. Repeated offenses - even if only alleged - are far more dire. They can result in permanent suspension or revocation of a doctor’s medical license. Learn how to protect your license, regardless of the situation, with help from the following information.
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Physicians often assume that only major infractions warrant disciplinary action from the Texas Medical Board. Last year’s list of reprimanded doctors tells a very different story, however. Learn what you need to know about minor infractions that may lead to an investigation and discover how you can protect your medical license, should you become the subject of one.
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