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Board Meetings - 2010

Regular Meeting - January 21-22, 2010

The Board's agendas, minutes and materials are available in Adobe Acrobat format. The Regular Board Meeting minutes are available for review in the next regular meetings agenda.

CALL TO ORDER - 8:30 a.m.

REVIEW OF AGENDA

REVIEW OF THE MINUTES: October 21, 2009 Board Retreat and October 22-23, 2009 Board Meeting

CONSENT AGENDA:

  • 2.2. Continuing Education Pre-Renewal Audit Report/1st Quarter, Fiscal Year 2010 - MMajek
  • 3.1.1. Workshop Report - BCone
  • 3.2.2. Report on Texas Board of Nursing New Dean, Director, and Coordinator Orientation Workshop - RCaldwell
  • 5.1.1. Eligibility and Disciplinary Committee - JWJohnston
  • 6.2. Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 213.23, Pertaining to Decision of the Board - JAbel
  • 6.3. Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 213.20, Pertaining to Informal Proceedings and Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR); - 213.29, Pertaining to Criteria and Procedure Regarding Intemperate Use and Lack of Fitness in Eligibility and Disciplinary Matters; - 213.30, Pertaining to Declaratory Order of Eligibility for Licensure; and - 213.33, Pertaining to Factors Considered for Imposition of Penalties/Sanctions and/or Fines - JAbel
  • 6.4. Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 213.32, Pertaining to Schedule of Administrative Fine(s) and - 211.7, Pertaining to Executive Director - JAbel
  • 7.1.1. TPAPN Quarterly Report
  • 8.1. Agreed Orders
  • 8.2. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
  • 8.3. Eligibility Agreed Orders

1. ADMINISTRATION

  • *1.1. Executive Director's Report - KThomas
  • 1.2. Legal - JWJohnston
    • 1.2.1. Update on Pending Litigation - Executive Session pursuant to - 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation in the Matters of: Sandra Hernandez Meza, RN v. The Texas Board of Nursing and Katherine A. Thomas, Cause No. D-1-GN-08-003575, In the District Court 201st Judicial District, Travis County, TX; Amy Bagley Krenek and Victor Lara v. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-08-002763, In the District Court 419th Judicial District, Travis County, TX; Amy Bagley Krenek RN, v. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-09-001195, In the District Court 419th Judicial District, Travis County, TX; Greg Abbot, Attorney General of Texas v. Texas Board of Nursing, No. 03-09-00154-CV, In the Third Court of Appeals, Austin, TX (Appealed from the 345th District Court of Travis County, TX, Cause No. D-1-GN-07-002685); and Texas Board of Nursing v. Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, In the District Court of Travis County, TX, 353rd Judicial District, Cause No. D-1-GN-09-003960 - JWJohnston
  • *1.3. Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2015 - KThomas/MMajek

2. OPERATIONS

3. NURSING


3.1. Practice

3.2. Education

4. ENFORCEMENT

5. COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • 5.1. Board Committees
  • 5.2. Advisory Committees/Task Forces
    • 5.2.1. Advanced Practice Nursing Advisory Committee - LRounds/JZych
    • 5.2.2. Nursing Practice Advisory Committee - KLHorn/MDavis/BCone
    • 5.2.3. Advisory Committee on Education - JHooper
    • 5.2.4. Advisory Committee on Licensure, Eligibility and Discipline - JWJohnston/JAbel
  • 5.3. Collaboration with Outside Agencies/Stakeholders
    • 5.3.1. Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses Advisory Committee - DBenbow
    • 5.3.2. Statewide Health Coordinating Council Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies Advisory Committee - KThomas
    • 5.3.3. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Updates - MBThomas
    • 5.3.4. Taxonomy of Error Root Cause Analysis of Practice Responsibilities (TERCAP) - MBThomas
    • 5.3.5. Texas Team Report, Robert Wood Johnson Nursing Education Capacity Expansion - KThomas
    • *5.3.6. National Council of State Boards of Nursing - KThomas
    • 5.3.7. Attorney General 2009 Government Law and Liability Conference - LRounds
    • 5.3.8. Center for Nursing Workforce Studies Selection Committee for House Bill 3961 - LRounds

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


6. OLD BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

  • 7.1. Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN)
  • *7.2. 2011 NCLEX-PN® Test Plan for the National Council Licensure Examination for Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses - KThomas
  • *7.3. Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Proposed Collaboration on Printed Distribution Media - BCone
  • 7.4. Review of Position Statements - DBenbow
    • *7.4.1. Current Position Statements with No Changes
      • 15.2 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 the 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
      • 15.8 The Role of the Nurse in Moderate Sedation
      • 15.9 Performance of Laser Therapy by RNs or LVNs
      • 15.11 Delegated Medical Acts
      • 15.13 Role of LVNs & RNs As School Nurses
      • 15.14 Duty of a Nurse in Any Practice Setting
      • 15.15 Board’s Jurisdiction Over Nursing Titles and Practice
      • 15.16 Development of Nursing Educational Programs
      • 15.17 Texas Board of Nursing/ Board of Pharmacy, Joint Position Statement, Medication Error
      • 15.18 Nurses Carrying out orders from Advance 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
      • 15.21 Deleted 01/2005
      • 15.22 APRNs Providing Medical Aspects of Care for Themselves or Others With Whom There is a Close Personal Relationship
      • 15.24 Nurses Engaging in Reinsertion of Permanently Placed Feeding Tubes
      • 15.25 Administration of Medication & Treatments by LVNs
    • *7.4.2. Current Position Statements with Editorial Changes
      • 15.1 Nurses Carrying Out Orders From Physician’s Assistants
      • 15.6 Board Rules Associated with Alleged Patient "Abandonment"
      • 15.10 Continuing Education: Limitations for Expanding Scope of Practice
      • 15.12 Use of American Psychiatric Associations Diagnoses by LVNs, RNs, or APRNs
  • 7.5. Review and Discussion of House Bill 3961, Enacted by the 81ST Legislature, Regular Session, Effective June 19, 2009, Including Discussion and Review of the Occupations Code - 301.4551 and Board Policies and Procedures for Implementing a Temporary License Suspension Pursuant to - 301.4551 - JWJohnston/JAbel

8. PROPOSED BOARD ORDERS

  • C - *8.1. Agreed Orders
    • Balraj, Malathi Glorin RN# 724201
      Bauersfeld, Jane P. RN# 544058
      Boling, Dorothy Lynn RN# 707570
      Brown, Jessie Gale RN# 622528 / LVN# 142953
      Brown, Vicki Cheryl RN# 579847
      Burton, Amanda Machelle LVN# 171287
      Canton, Suzi Jo LVN# 165193
      Cappadona, Jenna Cecilia LVN# 200244
      Coulter, Celina Melissa LVN# 147592
      Davis, Eddie Dean RN# 718009
      Delope-Diaz, Lori Diaz RN# 629985
      Fairchild, Cozetta Cheryl RN# 606269
      Graham, Daniel Thomas RN# 729861
      Gonzalez, Maria O. RN# 569578
      Hoffman, Lynn Marie RN# 715231
      Jackson, Mary Carolyn RN# 511047
      Jones, Christi Dianne LVN# 178645
      Jones, Kelli Lynn RN# 660668
      Leal, Dina Ann LVN# 140272
      McElroy, Robert W. RN# 615131
      Molinar, Gilbert James RN# 245648 / LVN# 74609
      Moore, Christie Brook RN# 702828
      Morgan, Stephen Houston RN# 608696
      Nivens, Janice Louise LVN# 176348
      Perkins, E. Denise RN# 667925
      Stewart, Angie Rachele LVN# 157523
      Tynes, Angela Sue LVN# 204678
      Vacante, Diane T. RN# 690211
      Voss, Dacia Dorothea RN# 670393
      Walburg, Theresa Joann RN# 718820
  • C - *8.2. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
    • Justice, Jo Ann LVN# 136700
      Winkler, Veronica (Lindsey) RN# 657430 / LVN# 161084
  • C - *8.3. Eligibility Agreed Orders
    • Buckholt, Robert Thomas RN / LVN# 155515
      Caraway, Lawrencya Evette LVN
      Derrick, Tenisha Renee LVN
      Donald, Hilary Monique RN
      James, Bobby Allan LVN
      Kelly, Amy Loretta RN
      Kirton, Darla Corinne RN
      Ramirez, Javier Alberto LVN
      Steagald, Charlene Renea RN / LVN# 171901
  • 8.4. ALJ Proposals for Decision
    • *8.4.1. Docket No. 507-09-3693, In the Matter of Multi-State Compact Privilege Associated with Virginia Registered Nurse License No. 0001136823, Issued to MARY GOLDEN GRAVATT - JAbel
      • 8.4.1.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-09-3693
      • 8.4.1.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-09-3693, Including Adoption of the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law contained in the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision without Modifications
      • 8.4.1.c. Consideration of Recommendation by MARY GOLDEN GRAVATT, Docket No. 507-09-3693
      • 8.4.1.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation; In the Matter of Multistate Compact Privilege Associated with Virginia Registered Nurse License No. 0001136823, Issued to MARY GOLDEN GRAVATT
      • 8.4.1.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Multistate Compact Privilege Associated with Virginia Registered Nurse License No. 0001136823, Issued to MARY GOLDEN GRAVATT
    • *8.4.2. Docket No. 507-09-3624, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #712727, Issued to JESSE R. RODRIGUEZ- JAbel
      • 8.4.2.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-09-3624
      • 8.4.2.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-09-3624, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law with Modifications
      • 8.4.2.c. Consideration of Recommendation by JESSE R. RODRIGUEZ, Docket No. 507-09-3624
      • 8.4.2.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation; In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #712727 Issued to JESSE R. RODRIGUEZ
      • 8.4.2.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #712727, Issued to JESSE R. RODRIGUEZ
    • *8.4.3. Docket No. 507-09-2374, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN #168740, Issued to ROBIN R. HIGGINS- JAbel
      • 8.4.3.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-09-2374
      • 8.4.3.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-09-2374, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law with Modifications
      • 8.4.3.c. Consideration of Recommendation by ROBIN R. HIGGINS, Docket No. 507-09-2374
      • 8.4.3.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation; In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN #168740 Issued to ROBIN R. HIGGINS
      • 8.4.3.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN #168740 Issued to ROBIN R. HIGGINS
    • *8.4.4. Docket No. 507-09-4669, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #508055 and LVN#98387, Issued to DIANE L. DUNN- JAbel
      • 8.4.4.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-09-4669
      • 8.4.4.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-09-4669, Including Adopting the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law without Modifications
      • 8.4.4.c. Consideration of Recommendation by DIANE L. DUNN, Docket No. 507-09-4669
      • 8.4.4.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation; In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #508055 and LVN#98387, Issued to DIANE L. DUNN
      • 8.4.4.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN #508055 and LVN#98387, Issued to DIANE L. DUNN

9. MISCELLANEOUS

  • 9.1. Board Items of Interest for Future Board Meetings
  • 9.2. Board Development: Seton Clinical Education Center Clinical Simulation Demonstration
  • *9.3. Review of the Board Quarterly Meeting Evaluation - LRounds
  • 9.4. Appointment of Board Member(s) to Attend National Council Mid-Year Meeting, March 8-10, 2010, Chicago, IL - LRounds

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