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Archive, February 2017.

When hospitals, urgent care centers, or private practices are short-staffed, nurses can be at an increased risk for serious mistakes that compromise the safety of patients. This, in turn, can increase the nurse’s risk of an investigation from the Texas Board of Nursing. If you or someone you care about is facing a staffing shortage at work, the following information may be able to help mitigate the risks and impact of a complaint.
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After going through the stress of an investigation, the last thing you want to hear from the Texas Medical Board is that you have been referred for an informal settlement conference (ISC). Yet this is what numerous doctors go through, each and every year. Learn what to expect during the process, and how you can ensure you are protected, with help from the following information.
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If there is one ever-present risk that advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) should be aware of, it is the potential for disciplinary action from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Well-known for their almost antagonistic behavior and disciplinary environment, the BON can swoop in with little to no warning. They can upend your practice and may even try to pry into your personal life. Protect your nursing license in the face of an investigation, and guard it from unfair scrutiny with help from the following tips.
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More than 150 physicians were disciplined by the Texas Medical Board (TMB) last year. Over a dozen of those doctors had their licenses revoked. Yet the disciplinary actions are only a fraction of the cases taken on by the TMB each year. There are others who are investigated and eventually released from any allegations made against them.
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