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Regular Meeting - January 19-20, 2017

Agenda

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CALL TO ORDER - 8:30 a.m.

REVIEW OF AGENDA pdf

REVIEW OF THE MINUTES: October 26, 2016 Board Retreat and October 27-28, 2016 Board Meeting

Open Forum: Thursday, January 19, 2016 1:30pm to 2:30pm

CONSENT AGENDA:



1. ADMINISTRATION

  • *1.1. Executive Director’s Report - KThomas
  • 1.2. Legal - JWJohnston
    C *1.2.1. Update of Pending Litigation in the Matters of:
    Ex Parte Brian Zalesky, Cause No. D-1-EX-09-000516, 427th Judicial District Court, Travis County,
    Texas;
    Valerie Green vs. Texas Board of Nursing; Katherine Thomas, Executive Director; James W. Johnson,
    General Counsel; Anthony L. Diggs, Director of Enforcement Division and Theft; Jenna Able,
    Assistant General Counsel; Kara Holsinger; Cause No. D-1-GN-15-005628, in the 53rd Judicial
    District Court, Travis County, Texas;
    Rodney Wayne Hicks vs. Texas Board of Nursing, and in their official capacities only, Katherine
    Thomas, Executive Director, and Kristin K. Benton, President of the Board, Cause No. Cause No.
    D-1-GN-12-003118, in the 353rd Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas; Stanley Payne,
    Plaintiff, vs. Texas Board of Nurse Examiners a/k/a Texas Board of Nursing, Defendant, Cause No.
    D-1-GN-12-003072, in the 126th Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas;
    Davina Danielle Moore vs. Texas Board of Nursing, D-1-GN-14-002109, In the 126th District Court,
    Travis County, Texas;
    Rosemary Hall, BSN, RN v. Texas Board of Nursing and State Office of Administrative Hearings, Cause
    No. D-1-GN-15-002832, 126th District Court of Travis County; and
    Amy Jeanette Banda vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-15-005691; In the 98th Judicial
    District, Travis County, Texas.
  • The Board Reserves the Right to Convene in Executive Session, if Necessary, Pursuant to
    §551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to Discuss Pending or Contemplated Litigation in these Matters
  • *1.2.2. Consideration of Proposed Settlement Agreement In the matter of Rodney Wayne Hicks vs.
    Texas Board of Nursing, and in their official capacities only, Katherine Thomas, Executive
    Director, and Kristin K. Benton, President of the Board, Cause No. Cause No. D-1-GN-12- 003118, in
    the 353rd Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas – JAbel/JWJohnston
  • Executive Session pursuant to §551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or
    contemplated litigation: In the matter of Rodney Wayne Hicks vs. Texas Board of Nursing, and in
    their official capacities only, Katherine Thomas, Executive Director, and Kristin K. Benton,
    President of the Board, Cause No. Cause No. D-1-GN-12-003118, in the 353rd l District Court, Travis
    County, Texas, including consideration of proposed settlement agreement.

2. OPERATIONS

3. NURSING

4. ENFORCEMENT

5. COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • 5.3. Collaboration with Outside Agencies/Stakeholders
    • 5.3.1. Statewide Health Coordinating Council Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies Advisory Committee - KThomas
    • 5.3.2. Updates Related to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Education Agency – KBenton/JHooper
    • 5.3.3. National Council of State Boards of Nursing - Taxonomy of Error Root Cause Analysis of Practice Responsibility (TERCAP) - SCaddell
      • 5.3.3.a. Texas-Taxonomy of Error Root Cause Analysis of Practice Responsibility (TERCAP) Update- DBenbow
    • 5.3.4. Texas Team Report - Robert Wood Johnson Initiative - KThomas
    • 5.3.5. National Council of State Boards of Nursing
      • 5.3.5.a. Appointment of Board Members to Attend the National Council State Boards of Nursing
        Mid-Year Meeting: March 13-15, 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT - KShipp
    • 5.3.6. Texas Health and Human Services Commission Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Stakeholder Workgroup on Nursing Scope of Practice- NAlmasy/KBenton/SCropley
    • 5.3.7. Texas Health and Human Services Commission e-Health Advisory Committee - SCropley

    Open Forum:

    Thursday, 1:30pm to 2:00pm

    6. OLD BUSINESS

    • C *6.1. Nurse Licensure Compact Update - KThomas
    • *6.2. Consideration of Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §214.3, Relating to Program
      Development, Expansion and Closure, Including Written Comments Received, if any, and Board Responses to Comments-JAbel
    • *6.3. Consideration of Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §215.3, Relating to Program
      Development, Expansion and Closure, Including Written Comments Received, if any, and Board Responses to Comments-JAbel
    • *6.4. Consideration of Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §211.7, Relating to Executive
      Director, Including Written Comments Received, if any, and Board Responses to Comments- JAbel

    7. NEW BUSINESS

    • 7.1. Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN)
    • *7.2. Review and Consideration of Proposed Changes to the Board’s Agreed Order GuidelinesJAbel/JWJohnston
    • *7.3.Review, Consideration, and Decision Regarding Request for Proposal to Procure Licensee Drug Testing Services and Responses Received - JWJohnston/JGriffith
    • *7.4. Review and Consideration of Position Statements
      • 7.4.1 Current Position Statements without Changes - DBenbow
        • 15.2 The Role of the Licensed Vocational Nurse in the Pronouncement of Death
        • 15.3 LVNs Engaging in Intravenous Therapy, Venipuncture, or PICC Lines
        • 15.4 Educational Mobility
        • 15.5 Nurses with Responsibility for Initiating Physician Standing Orders
        • 15.7 The Role of LVNs & RNs in Management and/or Administration of Medications via Epidural or Intrathecal Catheter Routes
        • 15.13 Role of LVNs and RNs in School Health
        • 15.14 Duty of a Nurse in any Practice Setting
        • 15.15 Board’s Jurisdiction over a Nurse’s Practice in Any Role and Use of the Nursing Title
        • 15.18 Nurses Carrying out Orders from Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
        • 15.20 Registered Nurses in the Management of an Unwitnessed Arrest in a Resident in a Long Term Care Facility
        • 15.21 [Deleted 01/2005]
        • 15.22 APRNs Providing Medical Aspects of Care for Individuals with whom there is a Close Personal Relationship
        • 15.23 The Use of Complementary Modalities by the LVN or RN 15.24 Nurses Engaging In Reinsertion of Permanently Placed Feeding Tubes
        • 15.25 Administration of Medication & Treatments by LVNs
        • 15.26 [Deleted 1/2015]
        • 15.27 The Licensed Vocational Nurse Scope of Practice
        • 15.28 The Registered Nurse Scope of Practice
      • 7.4.2 Current Position Statements with Changes - DBenbow
        • 15.1 Nurses Carrying out Orders from Physician Assistants
        • 15.6 Board Rules Associated With Alleged Patient “Abandonment”
        • 15.8 Role of the Nurse in Moderate Sedation
        • 15.9 Performance of Laser Therapy by RNs or LVNs
        • 15.10 Continuing Education: Limitations for Expanding Scope of Practice
        • 15.11 Delegated Medical Acts
        • 15.12 Use of American Psychiatric Association Diagnoses by LVNS, RNs, or APRNs
        • 15.19 Nurses Carrying out Orders from Pharmacists for Drug Therapy Management
        • 15.29 Professional Boundaries including Use of Social Media by Nurses

      8. PROPOSED BOARD ORDERS

      • C *8.1. Agreed Orders
        Alruwaili, Carol Lynnette RN# 692635/ LVN# 99652
        Balliu, Racheal Renee RN# 753532
        Brooks, Carol Lynn LVN# 129935
        Brown, Daniel Lee RN# 817578
        Clarke, Marshon LVN# 312646
        Cunyus, Luelen Desiree APRN# AP129548/ RN# 743850
        Duncan, Barbara Jean LVN# 112702
        Dupuy, Laura Suzanne RN# 787031
        Enriquez, Mark Lastimoso RN# 822041
        Galewaler, Carolyn Jeanene RN# 554064
        Garcia, Laura Ann LVN# 129824
        Gilbert, Evelyn G. LVN# 82958
        Hale, Vanessa RN# 813953
        Henderson, Felisha Shawnte RN# 714234
        Housenga, Steven E. RN# 878402
        James, Ann RN# 540614
        Jenkins, Jill Rea LVN# 143826
        Jordan, Patricia Diane LVN# 122370
        Kietzer, Alan C. RN# 818341
        Luna, Haley Elizabeth RN# 744560
        Lyles, Priscilla E. RN# 232847
        McKenzie, Dale Ross LVN# 167278 (DBell)
        McKibben, Melisa Mae RN# 605670
        Martinez, Shane Lee LVN# 161426
        Moore, Kattie Suzanne RN# 882003
        Muela, Polinar Maria LVN# 220181
        Muffoletto, Rhea Competente RN# 672210
        Nawra, Takwih Ndohmbi LVN# 312348
        Nenninger, Tonika Dawn RN# 778869
        Ngundu, Solange Vekooh LVN# 306307
        Noble, Cassandra Maye LVN# 145358 (DBell)
        Nwobi, Onyinye RN# 896197
        Olivier, Ben States LVN# 228600
        Osallo, Paul Juma RN# 829954/ LVN# 223952 (DBell)
        Paretas, Zulin RN# 557595
        Price, Rachel Leigh LVN# 316361
        Que, Gaudencio Lopena RN# 873842
        Ramadhar, Rawle Ramash LVN# 169891
        Rodriquez, Alex S. LVN# 319514
        Rosas, Virginia Marie LVN# 230525
        Schwab, Nancy Jean RN# 507032/APRN# AP104894/Presc Auth #901 (DBell)
        Self, Lacey Anne RN# 860663/ LVN# 197809 (DBell)
        Shaw, Susan Michelle RN# 877771
        Silva, Sandra Lisette RN# 798853
        Somers III, Rudy LVN# 314729
        Souter, Delilah Jeannine WI PTP RN# 147939/ RN Endorsement Petitioner (DBell)
        Tiangco, Christopher Allen RN# 826255
        Tools, Kolbie Rashawn LVN# 322340
        Trevino, Veronica Nicole LVN# 322170
        Vasquez, Anita Nicole RN# 826259/ LVN# 302321
        Vidrine, Ambrosia Jeanarie LVN# 196099
        Weidman, Jason Douglas RN# 805896
        Weresch, Janet LVN# 314146
        Wiggins, Barbara S. RN# 245873
        Wilkerson, Tiffany Ann LVN# 202720
        Williams, Shikira LVN# 326613
        Wollard, Rhonda Michelle LVN# 158567
        Worthey, Shannon D. RN# 188244


      • C *8.2. Agreed Orders-KSTAR Program
        Agreed Orders-KSTAR Program
        Garza, Sherri Renee RN# 771590 (DBell)
        Joost, Sheryl J. RN# 512877
        Michuki, Carol RN# 785388/ LVN# 206935

      • C *8.3. Deferred Agreed Orders
        Alameda, Nellie Hernandez LVN# 321759
        Walker, Bryant LVN# 322173

      • C *8.4. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
        McDaniel-Kirk, Wendi Mae RN# 716859
        Smith, Harlan Eugene RN# 632764
        Stevens, Donald W. RN# 623008


      • C *8.5. Eligibility Agreed Orders
        Eligibility Agreed Orders
        Clayton, Shanica Rochell LVN Exam Petitioner
        Jackson, Vanetta Renay RN Exam Petitioner
        Kennedy, Morgan Jane RN Exam Petitioner
        Kuhn, Anna Sage LVN Exam Petitioner
        Larsen, Seth Michael RN Exam Petitioner Lowe (Belyeu), Lucretia Leann
        RN Exam Petitioner Silva, Alejandra RN Exam Petitioner


      • 8.6. ALJ Proposals for Decision
        • *8.6.1. Consideration of Proposal For Decision, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate AP #119765 with Prescription Authorization #10898 and RN#679005 Issued to LATRONICA TARSUNET FISHER, SOAH Docket No. 507-15-2501- JAbel
          • 8.6.1.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or
            contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate AP #119765 with Prescription
            Authorization #10898 and RN#679005, Issued to LATRONICA TARSUNET FISHER, SOAH Docket No.
            507-15-2501
        • *8.6.2. Consideration of Proposal For Decision, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#702770, Issued to TANYA DARLENE GIBSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-0941- JAbel
          • 8.6.2.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
            tter of Permanent Certificate RN#702770, Issued to TANYA DARLENE GIBSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-0941
        • *8.6.3. Consideration of Proposal For Decision, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#798949, Issued to THAI L. RAMSEY, SOAH Docket No. 507- 16-1941 - JAbel
          • 8.6.3.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
            he Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #798949, Issued to
            THAI L. RAMSEY, SOAH Docket No.507-16-1941
      • 8.7. Default ALJ Proposals for Decision
        • *8.7.1. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN #144457, Issued to BRENDA LYNN HEBERT, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0213 – JAbel (DBell/KShipp/KLHorn)
          • 8.7.1.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or
            contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN #144457, Issued to BRENDA LYNN HEBERT, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0213
        • *8.7.2. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Privilege to Practice from Utah RN 8073997-3102 and LVN 8073997-3101, Issued to NELSON NDUTI KINYANJUI, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-4579 - JAbel
          • 8.7.2.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Privilege to Practice from Utah RN 8073997- 3102 and LVN
            8073997-3101, Issued to NELSON NDUTI KINYANJUI, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-4579
        • *8.7.3. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#187370, Issued to ANGELA DARLENE REMILY, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-5176 - JAbel
          • 8.7.3.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#187370, Issued to ANGELA DARLENE REMILY, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-5176
        • *8.7.4. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#821480, Issued to JOHN ANTHONY ROMERO, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-5470 – JAbel (DBell/KShipp/KLHorn)
          • 8.7.4.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or
            contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#821480, Issued to JOHN ANTHONY
            ROMERO, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-5470
        • *8.7.5. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#322051, Issued to CHRISTINA MICHELL SHAEFFER, SOAH Docket No.
          507-16-5709 - JAbel
          • 8.7.5.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending o f Permanent Certificate LVN#322051, Issued to CHRISTINA MICHELL SHAEFFER, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-5709

      9. MISCELLANEOUS

      • 9.1. Board Items of Interest for Future Board Meetings
      • 9.2. Board Development: Requirements and Compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act when the Board Seeks to Hold a Closed Meeting – JAbel/JWJohnston
      • *9.3. Review of the Board Quarterly Meeting Evaluation – KShipp
      • 9.4. Recognition of Board Member’s, for their Service on the Board, Whose Terms are Expiring January, 2017 - KThomas

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