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Regular Meeting - July 20-21, 2017

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CALL TO ORDER - 8:30 am
REVIEW OF AGENDA pdf
REVIEW OF THE MINUTES: April 20-21, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes
CONSENT AGENDA:

OPEN FORUM: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA:

  • 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;
      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; 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.
      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
  • 2.1. Financial Statement - 3rd Quarter, Fiscal Year 2017 - MMajek/LPerez
  • 3.1.1. Promoting Competency Report - LLaws
  • 3.2.1. Status Report on New Nursing Education Programs and Active and Potential Proposals - JHooper
  • 3.2.2. Status Report on Programs with Sanctions - JHooper
  • 3.2.3. Report on Communication Activities with Nursing Education Programs - SLee
  • 3.2.4. Consideration of Reports of Survey Visits
  • 3.2.5. Consideration of Notification of Voluntary Closing of a Nursing Education Program – Sul Ross University in
    Alpine, Texas
    – Vocational Nursing Education Program - VAyars
  • 4.1. Criminal Background Check Update - TDiggs
  • 4.2. Complaint Status Report - TDiggs
  • 5.1.1. Eligibility and Disciplinary Committee - JWJohnston
  • 5.1.2. Quarterly Statistical Report – 3RD Quarter, Fiscal Year 2017 - MMajek/KThomas
  • 6.1. Nurse Licensure Compact Update - KThomas
  • 6.2. Update regarding Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §223.1, relating to Fees–JAbel
  • 6.3. Adoption of Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §213.34, relating to Deferred Discipline–JAbel
  • 7.1 Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN)
  • 8.1. Agreed Orders
  • 8.2. Agreed Orders - KSTAR Program
  • 8.3. Deferred Agreed Orders
  • 8.4. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
  • 8.5. Eligibility Agreed Orders
  • 8.7. Default ALJ Proposals for Decision
    • 8.7.1. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements,
      if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#233576, Issued to SUZANNE
      ATKINSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-1178- JAbel
    • 8.7.2. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#740952, Issued to BROOKE BARRY,
      SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2773- JAbel
    • 8.7.3. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#200068, Issued to APRIL MISHANE
      COSLETT, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2659- JAbel
    • 8.7.4. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#178976, Issued to SHERRY ANN
      HARDEO, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0973- JAbel
    • 8.7.5. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#227059, Issued to LAKRESHIA
      DESHUN HARMON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3015- JAbel
    • Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#90358, Issued to TONA SUE JACKSON,
      SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0821- JAbel
    • 8.7.7. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#633959, Issued to CHANTEL LASHURN
      JILES, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-1774- JAbel
    • 8.7.8. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#681062, Issued to MARY NABILA MUMA,
      SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3197- JAbel
    • 8.7.9. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#126862, Issued to ROBERT JOSEPH
      PALMA, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0820- JAbel
    • 8.7.10. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#819758, Issued to JESUS MARTIN
      SANCHEZ, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2772- JAbel
    • 8.7.11. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements, if
      any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#809957, Issued to DAKELIA SHANTA
      SIMPSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0936- JAbel


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;
    • 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; 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
  • 1.3. Legislative Update – KThomas/BHolter

2. OPERATIONS

3. NURSING

4. ENFORCEMENT

5. COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • 5.1. Board Committees
  • 5.2. Advisory Committees/Task Forces
  • 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/MTietze/MBThomas/KBento
    • 5.3.4. Texas Team Report - Robert Wood Johnson Initiative - SLee
    • 5.3.5. National Council of State Boards of Nursing
    • 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

6. OLD BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. PROPOSED BOARD ORDERS

  • C *8.1. Agreed Orders
    • Akers, Christopher Matthew RN# 883460
      Akins, Qunnie Laverne LVN# 157127
      Aririele, Maureen Ifeoma LVN# 308679
      Ayers, Ceddric Duirden LVN# 196038
      Ayompe, Lesley Kalle LVN# 319107
      Balderson, Brenda Jean RN# 738511
      Bartgis, Evelyn Marie RN# 674262/ LVN# 170878
      Bouldin, Katresea Lafondra RN# 806101
      Burks, Tonya Rachelle RN# 786795/ LVN# 187018 (DBell)
      Campos, Delia LVN# 57791
      Cohn, Betty Opal RN# 782728
      Collins, Allyn Christine APRN# AP112446 / RN# 438946
      Estrada, Julio LVN# 219492 / RN Exam Petitioner
      Everett, Patrick James APRN# AP118779/ RN# 686982
      Felder, Donald RN# 644090
      Felder, Makinzie Marie LVN# 327502
      Flores, Patricia June LVN# 110487
      Fry, Farrah Elizabeth RN# 845624
      Gaona, Gloria RN# 746300
      Garcia, Chelsea Lynn LVN# 324927
      Garcia, Sixto Borja RN# 826339
      Green, Rachel Morgan LVN# 321443
      Honeysett, Bruce Lee RN# 828080/ LVN# 221173 (DBell)
      Johnson, Christy Leigh RN# 660011
      Jones, Kimberly RN# 687026
      Lofman, Sheryl RN# 612988
      McCoig, Stacy Lynn RN# 718625
      McElroy, Kent Lee LVN# 311345
      McLaughlin, Jami Nicole RN# 768815
      Martens, Chris E. RN# 618351
      Martin, Concetta D. PTP MD RN# R224355
      Martinez, Gretchen Maria RN# 768710/ LVN# 176888
      Martinez, Monica LVN# 320276
      Mefford, Becky Jo RN# 838829
      Mendelson, Gina Lynn RN# 581957/ LVN# 135166
      Montoya, Matthew RN# 794570/ LVN# 193053
      Nielsenii, Larry Von LVN# 304335
      Pesina, Holley Michelle RN# 738581
      Quinones, Jose RN# 739064
      Rodriguez, Carmen V. LVN# 35035
      Seltzer, Jacqueyln Denise LVN# 303290
      Sosa, Charlotte Rachelle LVN# 160126
      Spiller, Latoya Vashon RN# 769928/ LVN# 203299>
      Thornton, Tanya LVN# 325456
      Tubbleville, Vicky Lyn LVN# 151363
      Vazquez, Jamie C. RN# 823073
      Williamson, Dorothy Marie APRN# AP111316/ RX Auth# 9924/ RN# 444081
      Willis, Beverly Markeata LVN# 209275/ RN Exam Petitioner
      Wyllie, Cynthia Theresa APRN# AP106683/ RX Auth# 4830/ RN# 442292
  • C *8.2. Agreed Orders-KSTAR Program
    • Chiuri, Grace RN# 883144 / LVN# 317310
  • C *8.3. Deferred Agreed Orders
    • Benepe, Virginia Lynn RN# 537063

  • C *8.4. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
    • Austin, Kathy D. APRN# AP115505
      Brown, Angela Yvette LVN# 315235
      Cortes, Lisa Fay LVN# 138346
      Davenport, Jeremy Charles RN# 774414/ LVN# 162682
      Gary, Michelle Merritt LVN# 192179
      Johnson (Brandon), Anita Marie LVN# 193717
      Lester, John Brian RN# 809018
      Mahaffey, Nicole Rae LVN# 305425
      Pace, Diane Michelle RN# 187146
      Pittman (Obannon), Angela Sue LVN# 195007
      Poyner, Amanda Gay RN# 666296
      Smith Jr., Donnie Wayne LVN# 221547

  • C *8.5. Eligibility Agreed Orders
    • Amare, Issam RN Exam Petitioner
      Carter, Victor Lee RN Exam Petitioner
      Clemens (Clark), Julie Anne LVN Exam Petitioner
      Dillon, Brandy Lea RN Exam Petitioner
      Duren, Tomi Lynn RN Endorsement Petitioner
      Johnpier, Cynthia F. RN Endorsement Petitioner
      Mims, Miesha Anika RN Endorsement Petitioner
      Salazar (Christian), Allyssa Raeann RN Exam Petitioner
      Williams, Natalie Michelle LVN Exam Petitioner

  • 8.6. ALJ Proposals for Decision
    • C *8.6.1. Consideration of Proposal For Decision, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements,
      if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate AP#123599 and RN#753758,
      Issued to JUSTINA UKAMAKA EWOH, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-2069- 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#123599 and
        RN#753758, Issued to JUSTINA UKAMAKA EWOH, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-2069
    • *8.6.2. Consideration of Proposal For Decision, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements,
      if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#706387, Issued to TAMMY
      JEANETTE MARCOM, SOAH Docket No. 507-15-0748- JAbel
      • 8.6.2.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#706387, Issued to
        TAMMY JEANETTE MARCOM, SOAH Docket No. 507-15-0748
    • *8.6.3. Consideration of Proposal for Decision, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements,
      if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#229475, Issued to MOLLY
      DAWN MEADOWS, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2004- JAbel
      • 8.6.3.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#229475, Issued to
        MOLLY DAWN MEADOWS, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2004
    • *8.6.4. Consideration of Proposal For Decision, Recommendations, proposed settlement agreements,
      if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#781113, Issued to JASMIN
      O’NEAL, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-1568- JAbel
      • 8.6.4.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#781113, Issued to
        JASMIN O’NEAL, SOAH Docket No. 507-16-1568
  • 8.7. Default ALJ Proposals for Decision
    • C *8.7.1.Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#233576,
      Issued to SUZANNE ATKINSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-1178- JAbel
      • 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 RN#233576, Issued to
        SUZANNE ATKINSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-1178
    • C *8.7.2. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#740952,
      Issued to BROOKE BARRY, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2773- 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 Permanent Certificate RN#740952, Issued to
        BROOKE BARRY, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2773
    • C *8.7.3. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#200068,
      Issued to APRIL MISHANE COSLETT, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2659- 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#200068, Issued to
        APRIL MISHANE COSLETT, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2659
    • C *8.7.4. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#178976,
      Issued to SHERRY ANN HARDEO, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0973- JAbel
      • 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 LVN#178976, Issued to
        SHERRY ANN HARDEO, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0973
    • C *8.7.5. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#227059,
      Issued to LAKRESHIA DESHUN HARMON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3015- JAbel
      • 8.7.5.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#227059, Issued to
        LAKRESHIA DESHUN HARMON, SOAH Docket No.507-17-3015
    • *8.7.6. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#90358,
      Issued to TONA SUE JACKSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0821- JAbel
      • 8.7.6.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#90358, Issued to
        TONA SUE JACKSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0821
    • C *8.7.7. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#633959,
      Issued to CHANTEL LASHURN JILES, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-1774- JAbel
      • 8.7.7.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#633959, Issued to
        CHANTEL LASHURN JILES, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-1774
    • C *8.7.8. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#681062,
      Issued to MARY NABILA MUMA, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3197- JAbel
      • 8.7.8.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#681062, Issued to
        MARY NABILA MUMA, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3197
    • C *8.7.9. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#126862,
      Issued to ROBERT JOSEPH PALMA, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0820- JAbel
      • 8.7.9.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#126862, Issued to
        ROBERT JOSEPH PALMA, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0820
    • C *8.7.10. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#819758,
      Issued to JESUS MARTIN SANCHEZ, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2772- JAbel
      • 8.7.10.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#819758, Issued to
        JESUS MARTIN SANCHEZ, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-2772
    • C *8.7.11. Consideration of Order of Dismissal and Remand, Recommendations, proposed settlement
      agreements, if any, and Board action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#809957,
      Issued to DAKELIA SHANTA SIMPSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0936- JAbel
      • 8.7.11.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending
        or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#809957, Issued to
        DAKELIA SHANTA SIMPSON, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-0936

9.MISCELLANEOUS

  • 9.1. Board Items of Interest for Future Board Meetings
  • 9.2. Board Development: Video on the Regulatory Aspects of Prescription Drug Abuse, as presented by Colleen LaBelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, Program Director, STATE OBAT, Nurse Manager, BMC OBAT, at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing August, 2016 Annual Meeting
  • *9.3. Review of the Board Quarterly Meeting Evaluation - KShipp
  • 9.4. Consideration of Proposed Date and Topics for October, 2017 Board Retreat - KShipp/KThomas
  • *9.5. Board Meeting, Eligibility and Disciplinary Committee Meeting and Informal Conference Dates for 2018
  • *9.6. Executive Session Pursuant to Tex. Gov't Code Ann. §551.074 (Texas Open Meetings Act) Regarding Personnel Matters: Annual Performance Evaluation of Katherine A. Thomas, MN, RN, FAAN, Executive Director - Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action - KShipp/PClapp
  • 9.7. Executive Session Pursuant to Tex. Gov’t Code Ann. §551.074 (Texas Open Meetings Act) Regarding Personnel Matters: Annual Board Self-Evaluation - KShipp/PClapp

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Section 46.035 of the Texas Penal Code prohibits handgun licensees from carrying their handguns at government meetings such as this one. This prohibition applies to both concealed carry and open carry by handgun licensees. Handgun licensees are required by law to refrain from carrying their handguns at this meeting.