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Board Meetings - 2011

Regular Meeting - April 28-29, 2011

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 - 8:00 a.m.

REVIEW OF AGENDA

REVIEW OF THE MINUTES: January 27-28, 2011, Board Meeting

CONSENT AGENDA:

  • 2.1. Financial Statement - 2ND Quarter, Fiscal Year 2011 - MMajek
  • 2.2. Continuing Education Pre-Renewal Audit Report/2ND Quarter, Fiscal Year 2011 - MMajek
  • 3.2.1. Status Report on Inquiries, Proposals, and Approval Status of New Nursing Educational Programs MBThomas/JHooper
  • 3.2.2. Status Report on Programs with Sanctions - MBThomas/JHooper
  • 3.2.3. Report on NCLEX-PN® Examination Pass Rates for 2010 - JHooper
  • 3.2.4. Report on Communication Activities with Nursing Education Programs - RCaldwell
  • 3.2.5. Consideration for Change of Approval Status from Initial to Full - Texas State Technical College Harlingen in Harlingen, Texas - Vocational Nursing Education Program - JHooper
  • 3.2.6. St. Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas - Associate Degree Nursing Education Program - Teach Out Report - JHooper
  • 5.1.1. Eligibility and Disciplinary Committee - JWJohnston
  • 5.1.2. Strategic Planning/2ND Quarter, Fiscal Year 2011 - MMajek/KThomas
  • 6.1. Nurse Licensure Compact Update - KThomas
  • 6.2. Adoption of Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 217.4, Pertaining to Requirements for Initial Licensure by Examination for Nurses Who Graduate from Nursing Education Programs Outside of the United States’ Jurisdiction - JAbel
  • 6.3. Adoption of Proposed Amendments 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 213.33, Pertaining to Factors Considered for Imposition of Penalties/Sanctions - 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 of Pending Litigation: Executive Session pursuant to - 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation in the Matters of:
      Amy Bagley Krenek and Victor Lara vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-08-002763; In the 419th Judicial District, Travis County, TX;
      Amy Bagley Krenek RN, vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-09-001195; In the 419th Judicial District, Travis County, TX;
      Texas Board of Nursing vs. Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, Cause No. D-1-GN-09-003960; In the 353rd Judicial District, Travis County, TX;
      Brian Zalesky vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-09-004403; In the 250th Judicial District, Travis County, TX;
      Ex Parte Brian Zalesky, Cause No. D-1-EX-09-000516, 427th Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas;
      Bonafacio Espinoza vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. 219-05095-2009; In the 219th Judicial District, Collin County, TX;
      Bernardino Pedraza, Jr. vs. Texas State Board of Nursing, Cause No. C-2541-10-B; In the 93rd Judicial District, Hidalgo County, TX;
      Emmanuel Uko Akpan vs. Texas State Board of Nursing, Katherine A. Thomas, Judge Sarah G. Ramos, Lance R. Brenton, James S. Smelser, Jena Abel and Individual Board Members; United States District Court - Western District, Austin Division; Case No. A10-CA-669LY;
      Amy Deann Stoy vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-10-004442, In the 261st Judicial District, Travis County; and
      Sandra Hernandez Meza, RN vs. Texas Board of Nursing and Katherine A. Thomas, RN, Executive Director, Cause No. D-1-GN-08-00375, In the 201st District, Travis County
    • *1.2.2. Consideration of Offer of Settlement in the matter of Amy Deann Stoy vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-10-004442, In the 261st Judicial District, Travis County - JWJohnston/JAbel/TRoss, Assistant Attorney General
      • 1.2.2.a. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss settlement of pending or contemplated litigation in the matter of Amy Deann Stoy vs. Texas Board of Nursing, Cause No. D-1-GN-10-004442, In the 261st Judicial District, Travis County through an agreed order relating to the reinstatement of Ms. Stoy’s license;
      • 1.2.2.b. Convene in Open Session to consider Offer of Settlement and take action
    • *1.3. Legislative Update - KThomas/BHolter

2. OPERATIONS

3. NURSING

4. ENFORCEMENT

5. COMMITTEE REPORTS

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


6. OLD BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. PROPOSED BOARD ORDERS

  • C *8.1. Agreed Orders
    Adams, Billie Jane RN# 221638
    Baggett, Tina Dawn Hudson RN# 577672
    Baker, James Daniel RN# 671174 / LVN# 130581
    Beck, Stephanie Michelle LVN# 173736
    Bertrand, Rachel Ann LVN# 226766
    Blackman, Roger Kenneth RN# 606012
    Bradford, Penny Sue RN# 248526
    Brillhart, Dixie LVN# 37360
    Castillo, Oscar Jr. LVN# 216022
    Cox, Barbara Jean RN# 517341
    Cox, Frances RN# 641205
    Cruce, Nancy Alene RN# 511988
    Davis, Ronnine R. LVN# 179418
    Dickson, Trena F. RN# 645099
    Dill, Warren Rutledge RN# 687910
    Ebeling, Robin R. RN# 624668
    Evans, Melanie Jean RN# 707078
    Fisher, Holli L. RN# 672039
    Freeman, Jamai RN# 619998
    Garcia, Monica Joan RN# 742921
    Giusti, Lisa Gay LVN# 198008
    Gonzales, Ann Marie LVN# 207333
    Gonzales, Marsalee Marie LVN# 171733
    Goodpasture, Belinda Story LVN# 171183
    Graves, Catherine RN# 611671
    Hadley, Diane M. RN# 620557
    Hambrick, Susan Carol RN# 683544
    Hanner, Rochelle Marie (Hall) RN# 768003
    Hawks, Christy Lee RN# 689014
    Haze-Yanz, Kimberly LVN# 182284
    Hudson, Sean David RN# 697288 / LVN# 185474
    Hurr, Jennifer Woodson RN# 662547
    Ikner, Mary Ann LVN# 67947
    Irwin, Shannon Sharee RN# 671369 / LVN# 134668
    Ivery, Latosha Nicole LVN# 180505
    Jennings, Michael Bartholomew RN# 772443
    Joseph, Katherine Sue LVN# 207501
    Joslin, Gordon RN# 640879
    Lee, Marilyn Elaine RN# 632927
    Lester, Autumn Renee RN# 671341
    Mayberry, Judy Mae LVN# 146451
    McCurley, Lawausa Rene RN# 649386
    McKenzie, Dale Ross LVN# 167278
    Mercer, Angela Fay (Davison) RN# 746554 / LVN# 99701
    Munoz, Adriana Patricia LVN# 184106
    Najarro, Luvy LVN# 212081
    Nichols, Matt Alan RN# 783855
    Novak, Amy Katharine RN# 661787
    Palmer, Charlene Claynette LVN# 144495
    Palmer, Stacey Lee RN# 533429
    Parakkattil, Annie RN# 636351 / LVN# 150738
    Pena, Jesus Orlando RN# 747392
    Petersen, Ronald Elmer LVN# 129763
    Prescott, Yvonne Polydore RN# 652937 / LVN# 130394
    Purkhiser, Celeste Patrish RN# 717232 / LVN# 151343
    Sanders, Justin Lynn RN# 703439
    Sandifer, Byron W. RN# 631640
    Shipman, Linda Sue RN# 637452 / LVN# 122352
    Silva, Timothy LVN# 161908
    Smith, Gina Rachelle RN# 596928
    Smith, Heather Anne MSR Arizona LVN# LP043198
    Sutton, Cynthia Blansett RN# 513453
    Tavares, Daniel W. RN# 513118 / LVN# 45496
    Walker, Shenekia Shanae-Vann LVN# 216275
    Woytowich, Boris Steven RN# 747666
    Wright, Brandy Michelle RN# 679961
    Zimmerman, Donna Etter LVN# 69604


  • C *8.2. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
    Whisenhunt, Sammy Kay (Followell) LVN# 135974


  • C *8.3. Eligibility Agreed Orders
    Bohne, Nathan Andrew RN
    Flores, Jacobo RN
    Gasparek, Christina Lee RN
    Hyett, Tina Ranee LVN
    Irvin, Steven Marlow RN
    Johnson, Kenya Renae LVN
    Kuhl, Jillian Kay RN
    Mims, Lashanda Evette RN
    Morris, Shundrika Shanae LVN
    Perez, Jose Manuel LVN
    Robles, Jacqueline LVN
    Ward, Ashonti Renee LVN
    Witcher, Valerie Lakiesha LVN
    Wooten, Decarlton Criddel LVN


  • 8.4. ALJ Proposals for Decision
    • *8.4.1. Docket No. 507-10-5790, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#174293, Issued to WINIFREDJOYCE BAKER- JAbel
      • 8.4.1.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-5790
      • 8.4.1.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-5790, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.1.c. Consideration of Recommendation by WINIFREDJOYCE BAKER, Docket No. 507-10-5790
      • 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 LVN#174293, Issued to WINIFREDJOYCE BAKER
      • 8.4.4.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#174293, Issued to WINIFREDJOYCE BAKER
    • *8.4.2. Docket No. 507-11-0886, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#107989, Issued to TERESA RENEA COEN- JAbel
      • 8.4.2.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-0886
      • 8.4.2.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-0886, 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 TERESA RENEA COEN, Docket No. 507-11-0886
      • 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 LVN#107989, Issued to TERESA RENEA COEN
      • 8.4.2.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#107989, Issued to TERESA RENEA COEN
    • *8.4.3. Docket No. 507-10-6055, In the Matter of Nurse Licensure Compact Privilege Associated with Arkansas License Number L40142 Issued to DONNA MARIE COLTER - JAbel
      • 8.4.3.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-6055
      • 8.4.3.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-6055, 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 DONNA MARIE COLTER, Docket No. 507-10-6055
      • 8.4.3.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Nurse Licensure Compact Privilege Associated with Arkansas License Number L40142 Issued to DONNA MARIE COLTER
      • 8.4.3.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Nurse Licensure Compact Privilege Associated with Arkansas License Number L40142 Issued to DONNA MARIE COLTER
    • *8.4.4. Docket No. 507-10-3554, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#690642, Issued to MARSHALL INNO-CHYKE FINTAN - JAbel
      • 8.4.4.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-3554
      • 8.4.4.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-3554, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.4.c. Consideration of Recommendation by MARSHALL INNO-CHYKE FINTAN, Docket No. 507-10-3554
      • 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#690642, Issued to MARSHALL INNO-CHYKE FINTAN
      • 8.4.4.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#690642, Issued to MARSHALL INNO-CHYKE FINTAN
    • *8.4.5. Docket No. 507-10-5631, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#163844, Issued to MARSHA HANDLON - JAbel
      • 8.4.5.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-5631
      • 8.4.5.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-5631, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.5.c. Consideration of Recommendation by MARSHA HANDLON, Docket No. 507-10-5631
      • 8.4.5.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#163844, Issued to MARSHA HANDLON
      • 8.4.5.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#163844, Issued to MARSHA HANDLON
    • *8.4.6. Docket No. 507-11-1719, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#157034, Issued to CAROL ANN HERNANDEZ - JAbel
      • 8.4.6.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-1719
      • 8.4.6.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-1719, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.6.c. Consideration of Recommendation by CAROL ANN HERNANDEZ, Docket No. 507-11-1719
      • 8.4.6.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#157034, Issued to CAROL ANN HERNANDEZ
      • 8.4.6.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#157034, Issued to CAROL ANN HERNANDEZ
    • *8.4.7. Docket No. 507-10-5462, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#670648 and LVN#165052, Issued to D. DEWE HILLIARD - JAbel
      • 8.4.7.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-5462
      • 8.4.7.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-5462, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.7.c. Consideration of Recommendation by D. DEWE HILLIARD, Docket No. 507-10-5462
      • 8.4.7.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#670648 and LVN#165052, Issued to D. DEWE HILLIARD
      • 8.4.7.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#670648 and LVN#165052, Issued to D. DEWE HILLIARD
    • *8.4.8. Docket No. 507-10-5182, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#196906, Issued to QUINCY JACKSON - JAbel
      • 8.4.8.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-5182
      • 8.4.8.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-5182, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.8.c. Consideration of Recommendation by QUINCY JACKSON, Docket No. 507-10-5182
      • 8.4.8.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#196906, Issued to QUINCY JACKSON
      • 8.4.8.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#196906, Issued to QUINCY JACKSON
    • *8.4.9. Docket No. 507-11-1582, In the Matter of Petition for Declaratory Order Made By ANTOINE JERMAINE JOSEPH - JAbel
      • 8.4.9.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-1582
      • 8.4.9.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-1582, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.9.c. Consideration of Recommendation by ANTOINE JERMAINE JOSEPH, Docket No. 507-11-1582
      • 8.4.9.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Petition for Declaratory Order Made By ANTOINE JERMAINE JOSEPH
      • 8.4.9.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Petition for Declaratory Order Made By ANTOINE JERMAINE JOSEPH
    • *8.4.10. Docket No. 507-10-3528, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#738755, Issued to FRANCISCA MBANAJA - JAbel
      • 8.4.10.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-3528
      • 8.4.10.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-3528, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.10.c. Consideration of Recommendation by FRANCISCA MBANAJA, Docket No. 507-10-3528
      • 8.4.10.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#738755, Issued to FRANCISCA MBANAJA
      • 8.4.10.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#738755, Issued to FRANCISCA MBANAJA
    • *8.4.11. Docket No. 507-09-3087, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#618412 and LVN#147877, Issued to WILLIAM H. MILLS - JAbel
      • 8.4.11.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-09-3087
      • 8.4.11.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-09-3087, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.11.c. Consideration of Recommendation by WILLIAM H. MILLS , Docket No. 507-09-3087
      • 8.4.11.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#618412 and LVN#147877, Issued to WILLIAM H. MILLS
      • 8.4.11.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#618412 and LVN#147877, Issued to WILLIAM H. MILLS
    • *8.4.12. Docket No. 507-10-4146, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#526357, Issued to FRANCES UNOKA NWOSUOCHA - JAbel
      • 8.4.12.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-4146
      • 8.4.12.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-4146, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.12.c. Consideration of Recommendation by FRANCES UNOKA NWOSUOCHA, Docket No. 507-10-4146
      • 8.4.12.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#526357, Issued to FRANCES UNOKA NWOSUOCHA
      • 8.4.12.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#526357, Issued to FRANCES UNOKA NWOSUOCHA
    • *8.4.13. Docket No. 507-11-0890, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#134817, Issued to RHONDA M. RAMOS - JAbel
      • 8.4.13.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-0890
      • 8.4.13.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-0890, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.13.c. Consideration of Recommendation by RHONDA M. RAMOS, Docket No. 507-11-0890
      • 8.4.13.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#134817, Issued to RHONDA M. RAMOS
      • 8.4.13.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#134817, Issued to RHONDA M. RAMOS
    • *8.4.14. Docket No. 507-10-4821, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#734004, Issued to LORI JAN VAZQUEZ - JAbel
      • 8.4.14.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-4821
      • 8.4.14.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-4821, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.4.14.c. Consideration of Recommendation by LORI JAN VAZQUEZ, Docket No. 507-10-4821
      • 8.4.14.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#734004, Issued to LORI JAN VAZQUEZ
      • 8.4.14.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#734004, Issued to LORI JAN VAZQUEZ

9. MISCELLANEOUS

  • 9.1. Board Items of Interest for Future Board Meetings
  • 9.2. Board Development: NCLEX Test Item Review
  • *9.3. Review of the Board Quarterly Meeting Evaluation - KBenton
  • 9.4. Appointment of Attendees to the NCSBN Nurse Licensure Compact and Consumer Conference - Challenges for a New Decade: Examining the Nurse Licensure Compact and Exploring Public Protection, June 8-9, 2011, Chicago, IL - KBenton
  • 9.5. Appointment of Attendees to the NCSBN Annual Meeting, August 2-5, 2011, Indianapolis, IN - KBenton
  • 9.6. Appointment of Board Member Liaison to the Deferred Disciplinary Action Pilot Program Advisory Committee - KBenton

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