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Regular Meeting - January 18-19, 2018

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Agenda

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CALL TO ORDER - 8:30 a.m.

REVIEW OF AGENDA pdf

REVIEW OF THE MINUTES: October 25, 2017 Board Retreat and October 26-27, 201 Board Meeting

Open Forum: Thursday, January 18th 1:30 to 2:30pm

CONSENT AGENDA:

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. Consideration of Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §217.19, relating to Incident-
    Based Nursing Peer Review and Whistleblower Protections
    - JAbel
  • *7.5. Consideration of Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §217.20, relating to Safe Harbor
    Peer Review for Nurses and Whistleblower Protections
    -JAbel
  • *7.6. Consideration of Proposed Repeal of 22 Tex. Admin. Code §220.2- §220.4, and Consideration of
    Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code §220.1
    -JGriffith
  • *7.7. Consideration of Adoption of Policy Regarding Board Actions and Anti-Trust Implications- JWJohnston/JAbel
  • *7.8. Consideration of Proposed Repeal of the Board’s Minor Criminal History Policy -JAbel
  • 7.9. Review and Consideration of Position Statements
    • *7.9.1. Current Position Statements with Non-Substantive Changes -EMcDermott
      • 15.1: Nurses Carrying out Orders from Physician Assistants
      • 15.2: The Role of the Licensed Vocational Nurse in the Pronouncement of Death
      • 15.4: Educational Mobility
      • 15.5: Nurses with Responsibility for Initiating Physician Standing Orders
      • 15.11: Delegated Medical Acts
      • 15.12: Use of American Psychiatric Association Diagnoses by LVNs, RNs, or APRNs
      • 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
      • 15.17: Texas Board of Nursing/Board of Pharmacy, Joint Position Statement, Medication
        Errors
      • 15.18: Nurses Carrying out Orders from Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
      • 15.19: Nurses Carrying out Orders from Pharmacists for Drug Therapy Management
      • 15.20: Registered Nurses in the Management of an Unwitnessed Arrest in a Resident in a
        Long Term Care Facility
      • 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
      • 15.27: The Licensed Vocational Nurse Scope of Practice
      • 15.28: The Registered Nurse Scope of Practice
      • 15.29: Professional Boundaries Including Use of Social Media by Nurses
    • *7.9.2. Current Position Statements with Substantive Changes -EMcDermott
      • 15.3: LVNs Engaging in Intravenous Therapy, Venipuncture, or PICC Lines
      • 15.6: Board Rules Associated with Alleged Patient “Abandonment”
      • 15.7 The Role of LVNs & RNs in Management and/or Administration of Medications via
        Epidural or Intrathecal Catheter Routes
      • 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
      • 15.13: Role of LVNs and RNs in School Health
      • 15.16: Development of Nursing Education Programs
  • *7.10. Consideration of Proposed New Position Statement
      • 15.30: Bullying and Violence in the Workplace-EMcDermott
  • 7.11. Report on Nursing Delegation in the Public School Setting – KBenton/LLaws

    8. PROPOSED BOARD ORDERS

    • C *8.1. Agreed Orders
      Banks, William Adrian RN# 788477
      Bielefeld, Todd Allen RN# 671195/ LVN# 129286
      Brown, Cynthia Marie LVN# 80555
      Buelow, Jyllynn RN# 656082
      Bullock, Laney Beth APRN# AP129355/ RN# 679543
      Burns, Matthew Reuben LVN# 309500
      Butler, Jonathan Malcolm RN# 712055/ LVN# 191389
      Chafton, Brenda Lee LVN# 194869
      Cho, Myung Hi RN# 686867
      Cushenberry, Shiela Ranay RN# 662138
      Diyen, Cyprian Nkessa RN# 847155/ LVN# 304934
      Enos, Esther Shields LVN# 58096
      Fair, Maxine LVN# 330948
      Flores, Jesus RN# 780417
      Flores, Joshua Eric LVN# 324377
      Groseclose, Katelyn Rose RN# 900102
      Guadiana, Brittney Marie LVN# 324445
      Hernandez, Miguel Angel LVN# 331555
      Hinojosa, Jessica Isabel RN# 825596
      Ishmael, Bryan Lee LVN# 228047
      Johnson, Jennilyn Julian LVN# 189480
      Jurk, Brandy Leigh LVN# 190259
      Knox, Shawna Patrice LVN# 151218
      Machado, Pabala Valdez LVN# 191538
      Maldonado, Angelaca Renee LVN# 200987
      Miller, Eula Annette RN# 572261
      Myers, Bruce Ray RN# 256763
      Obudho, Maureen Atieno RN# 762240
      Reyna, James Lyn LVN# 300193
      Rydman, Michelle LVN# 319429
      Soofi, Sharon Renee RN# 842409/ LVN# 173679
      Stange-Smith, Brittney Louise RN# 812325
      Tolleson, Genevieve Alene RN# 741421
      Turner, Billy Mark RN# 584858
      Whiteley, Deidre Danne RN# 830547/ LVN# 160286
      Wilcox III, Lucius L. RN# 811019
      Wood, Brittany Nicole LVN# 331392

    • C *8.2. Agreed Orders-KSTAR Program
      Enwere, Cornelius LVN# 320829
      Kitogo, Msovu Salim RN# 638199
      Morante, Montserrato Robles LVN# 215074

    • C *8.3. Deferred Agreed Orders
      Parks, Rosa Isela LVN# 208312

    • C *8.4. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
      Bullard, Amanda Ruth RN# 773951
      Burford, Julia Ann LVN# 196187
      Byrum (McAlister), Patty Sabrina RN# 589457
      Fontaine, Florine LVN# 206951
      Hughes, Christiana Michelle RN# 736722
      Llanas, Leonard Zachry LVN# 226295
      O’Riley, Joyce Marie RN# 588380
      Perez, Victor Hugo RN# 685670
      Reed, Tara Cheri LVN# 197214
      Reyna, Leticia LVN# 83496

    • C *8.5. Eligibility Agreed Orders
      Ballard, Heather Ann Louise LVN Exam Petitioner
      Celedon (Granada, Granado), Laurie RN Exam Petitioner
      Collins, Tyra Yvonne LVN Exam Petitioner
      Lewis, Louvinia Denise LVN Exam Petitioner

    • 8.6. ALJ Proposals for Decision
      None

    • 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# 786992,
        Issued to CODY ANDREW PYLE, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3534- 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# 786992, Issued to
          CODY ANDREW PYLE, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-3534
      • 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# 746183,
        Issued to MARY SMITH, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-5546- 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# 746183, Issued to
          MARY SMITH, SOAH Docket No. 507-17-5546

    9. MISCELLANEOUS

    • 9.1. Board Items of Interest for Future Board Meetings
    • 9.2. Board Development: Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Scope, Standards, and Licensure
      Requirements-JZych/CHughes
    • *9.3. Review of the Board Quarterly Meeting Evaluation – KShipp

    * - Written materials Sent from Office
    ** - Written materials Sent from third party
    C - Item is placed on consent (no discussion of the material(s) required)