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Board Meetings - 2011

Regular Meeting - July 21-22, 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 - 8:30 a.m.

REVIEW OF AGENDA

REVIEW OF THE MINUTES: April 27, 2009 Board Development; April 28-29, 2011, Board Meeting; and June 29, 2011 Public Hearing

CONSENT AGENDA:

  • 2.1. Financial Statement - 3RD Quarter, Fiscal Year 2011 - MMajek
  • 2.2. Continuing Education Pre-Renewal Audit Report - 3RD Quarter, Fiscal Year 2011 - MMajek
  • 3.1.1. Promoting Competency Report - BCone
  • 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 Communication Activities with Nursing Education Programs - RCaldwell
  • 3.2.4. St. Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas - Associate Degree Nursing Education Program - Teach Out Report - JHooper
  • 3.2.5. Notification of Closure of Nursing Education Program - Central Texas College in Brady, Texas - Vocational Nursing Education Program - JHooper
  • 3.2.6. Consideration for Change of Approval Status from Initial to Full Approval - Fortis College (formerly MedVance Institute in Houston, Texas) - Vocational Nursing Education Program - PWaller
  • 3.2.7. Consideration of Petition for Waiver of Director Qualifications - San Jacinto College South in Houston, Texas - Associate Degree Nursing Program - VAyars
  • 5.1.1. Eligibility and Disciplinary Committee - JWJohnston
  • 5.1.2. Strategic Planning/3RD Quarter, Fiscal Year 2011 - MMajek/KThomas
  • 6.1. Nurse Licensure Compact Update - KThomas
  • 6.2. Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 221.6, Pertaining to Interim Approval- JAbel
  • 6.3. Adoption of Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code - 217.5, Pertaining to Temporary License and Endorsement - JAbel
  • 7.1.1. TPAPN Quarterly Report
  • 8.1. Agreed Orders
  • 8.2. Deferred Agreed Orders
  • 8.3. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
  • 8.4. Eligibility Agreed Orders

1. ADMINISTRATION

  • *1.1. Executive Director’s Report - KThomas
    • 1.1.1. Report on Self Directed Semi-Independent Status - 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
  • *1.3. 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
    Agbasimelo, Eucharia Amaka LVN# 187175
    Aracher, Therese A. (Forgrave) RN# 516704 / LVN# 103337
    Bott, Kelley Louise (Lardy) RN# 714766
    Bowers, Tricia Lynn RN# 722901
    Caillouet, Lachelle Nicole RN# 724840
    Calvo, Juan Jose RN# 675811
    Carrington, April Nicole LVN# 212543
    Corkill, Janice Gail RN# 628251
    Cottam, Teresa Gayle LVN# 154178
    Davis, Doris Ann RN# 655758 / LVN# 161306
    Davis, Vickie Marie LVN# 149427
    Decuir, Chelsey Kaye LVN# 211961
    Dehart, Aimee RN# 648203
    Dorman, Catherine RN# 760944
    Dueck, Paul Raymond RN# 587481
    Elliott, Jerusha Lea RN# 737011
    Ellisor, Evelyn Louise P. RN# 251160 / LVN# 46478
    Gamez, Roberto LVN# 211499
    Gates, Loretta Sherilla LVN# 76470
    Gonzalez, Rosa A. RN# 516829
    Gray, Margaret Linda LVN# 123912
    Hartley, Harriet Mae RN# 572506
    Harvey, Susie Angelina RN# 662691
    Hecker, Michael T. RN# 619074 / LVN# 147747
    Hill, Alissa Marie RN# 572216
    Jordan, Cynthia Kaye RN# 237984
    Jagow, Rhonda Kay (Schulze) RN# 628919 / LVN# 134235
    Jones, Michelle Ann RN# 761743
    Jordan, Felicia Lashawn RN# 730201 / LVN# 175827
    Lorenz, Regina C. RN# 641622
    Martinez, Richard Charles RN# 709123
    Mayes, Kelly RN# 643395
    McElrea, Mark Eugene RN# 775107
    McDade, Janet Anne LVN# 154036
    Miller, Leslie Michelle LVN# 166734
    Mitchell, Evelyn Kay RN# 534651
    Moore, Quincy Bernard LVN# 209568
    Moser, Sharla Rae RN# 584692
    Parker, Michelle Angolia LVN# 201328
    Perdue, Karen Roseanne RN# 660177 / LVN# 128157
    Peterson, Patsy Jean RN# 555388 / LVN# 74768
    Poore, Clifton Richard RN# 721160
    Price, Susan RN# 642685
    Ramirez, Adam Lael RN# 660326
    Riddle, Lisa Gail RN# 798097 / LVN# 206368
    Sachetta, Angela LVN# 107346
    Sanchez, Anne Fisher RN# 631160
    Sandoval, Omar Emilio RN# 708307
    Santos, Chontell Rene LVN# 221507
    Simmons, William Patrick LVN# 171808
    Sosa, Richard RN# 667426 / LVN# 175500
    Trevino, Debbe Purcell LVN# 133934
    Taylor, Shirley Rose RN# 634934
    Thomas, Megan Lashell LVN# 217345
    Turner, Valnita Rena RN# 548694
    White, Jared Evan RN# 708353
    Zuniga, Reymie Michelle RN# 612082 / LVN# 122932


  • C *8.2 Deferred Agreed Orders
    Beuvink, Tamra Lynn LVN# 193824
    Brown, Rogerlyn Andrea RN# 682459
    Harris, Heather Anne RN# 569608
    Metcalf, Ginger D. RN# 509618
    Walsh, Christine Marie RN# 591710
    Whittington, Amy Lynn RN# 639992


  • C *8.3. Reinstatement Agreed Orders
    Simmons, Richard Hobson RN#589944


  • C *8.4. Eligibility Agreed Orders
    Collier, Pamela Yvonne RN / LVN# 212439
    English, Susan Beth LVN
    Gilbert, Shannon Michelle RN
    Ramirez, Ruben LVN
    Reither, Victoria Morgan RN
    Scott, Tameka Lashawn LVN
    Webb, Magyvette Lenora RN


  • 8.5. ALJ Proposals for Decision
    • *8.5.1. Docket No. 507-11-1721, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#197213, Issued to RACHEL MARLENE BOYD - JAbel
      • 8.5.1.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-1721
      • 8.5.1.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-1721, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.1.c. Consideration of Recommendation by RACHEL MARLENE BOYD, Docket No. 507-11-1721
      • 8.5.1.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#197213, Issued to RACHEL MARLENE BOYD
      • 8.5.1.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#197213, Issued to RACHEL MARLENE BOYD
    • *8.5.2. Docket No. 507-11-1195, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#653584, Issued to DERINDA CRAMER - JAbel
      • 8.5.2.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-1195
      • 8.5.2.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-1195, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Without Modifications
      • 8.5.2.c. Consideration of Recommendation by DERINDA CRAMER, Docket No. 507-11-1195
      • 8.5.2.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#653584, Issued to DERINDA CRAMER
      • 8.5.2.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#653584, Issued to DERINDA CRAMER
    • *8.5.3. Docket No. 507-11-2313, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#166593, Issued to LISA DANIEL - Jabel
      • 8.5.3.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-2313
      • 8.5.3.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-2313, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.3.c. Consideration of Recommendation by LISA DANIEL, Docket No. 507-11-2313
      • 8.5.3.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#166593, Issued to LISA DANIEL
      • 8.5.3.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#166593, Issued to LISA DANIEL
    • *8.5.4. Docket No. 507-11-0081, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#632070, Issued to JAMES GREEN - JAbel
      • 8.5.4.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Amended Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-0081
      • 8.5.4.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-0081, Including Adoption of the Amended Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.4.c. Consideration of Recommendation by JAMES GREEN, Docket No. 507-11-0081
      • 8.5.4.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#632070, Issued to JAMES GREEN
      • 8.5.4.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#632070, Issued to JAMES GREEN
    • *8.5.5. Docket No. 507-11-3207, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#616835 and LVN#143172, Issued to WANDA CATHERINE HAWKINS - JAbel
      • 8.5.5.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-3207
      • 8.5.5.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-3207, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Without Modifications
      • 8.5.5.c. Consideration of Recommendation by WANDA CATHERINE HAWKINS, Docket No. 507-11-3207
      • 8.5.5.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#616835 and LVN#143172, Issued to WANDA CATHERINE HAWKINS
      • 8.5.5.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#616835 and LVN#143172, Issued to WANDA CATHERINE HAWKINS
    • *8.5.6. Docket No. 507-10-5181, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#516413, Issued to SHERRI D. HIGHTOWER - JAbel
      • 8.5.6.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-5181
      • 8.5.6.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-5181, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.6.c. Consideration of Recommendation by SHERRI D. HIGHTOWER, Docket No. 507-10-5181
      • 8.5.6.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#516413, Issued to SHERRI D. HIGHTOWER
      • 8.5.6.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#516413, Issued to SHERRI D. HIGHTOWER
    • *8.5.7. Docket No. 507-11-3082, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#177793, Issued to VALERIE KAY NAVA - JAbel
      • 8.5.7.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-3082
      • 8.5.7.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-3082, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.7.c. Consideration of Recommendation by VALERIE KAY NAVA, Docket No. 507-11-3082
      • 8.5.7.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#177793, Issued to VALERIE KAY NAVA
      • 8.5.7.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#177793, Issued to VALERIE KAY NAVA
    • *8.5.8. Docket No. 507-11-1937, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#753845, Issued to BEVERLY RICHARDS - JAbel
      • 8.5.8.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-1937
      • 8.5.8.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-1937, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Without Modifications
      • 8.5.8.c. Consideration of Recommendation by BEVERLY RICHARDS, Docket No. 507-11-1937
      • 8.5.8.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#753845, Issued to BEVERLY RICHARDS
      • 8.5.8.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#753845, Issued to BEVERLY RICHARDS
    • *8.5.9. Docket No. 507-11-3251, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#90378, Issued to PATRICIA RIDER - JAbel
      • 8.5.9.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-3251
      • 8.5.9.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-3251, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.9.c. Consideration of Recommendation by PATRICIA RIDER, Docket No. 507-11-3251
      • 8.5.9.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#90378, Issued to PATRICIA RIDER
      • 8.5.9.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#90378, Issued to PATRICIA RIDER
    • *8.5.10. Docket No. 507-11-2564, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#735866, Issued to SHAWN D. RUGGIERO - JAbel
      • 8.5.10.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-2564
      • 8.5.10.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-2564, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.10.c. Consideration of Recommendation by SHAWN D. RUGGIERO, Docket No. 507-11-2564
      • 8.5.10.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#735866, Issued to SHAWN D. RUGGIERO
      • 8.5.10.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#735866, Issued to SHAWN D. RUGGIERO
    • *8.5.11. Docket No. 507-11-2062, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#175744 and Multistate Compact Privilege Associated with Arkansas Vocational Nurse License Number L38977, Issued to SANDY KAY THOMA S - JAbel
      • 8.5.11.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-2062
      • 8.5.11.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-2062, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.11.c. Consideration of Recommendation by SANDY KAY THOMAS, Docket No. 507-11-2062
      • 8.5.11.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#175744 and Multistate Compact Privilege Associated with Arkansas Vocational Nurse License Number L38977, Issued to SANDY KAY THOMAS
      • 8.5.11.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#175744 and Multistate Compact Privilege Associated with Arkansas Vocational Nurse License Number L38977, Issued to SANDY KAY THOMAS
    • *8.5.12. Docket No. 507-10-5855, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#100535 and RN#513126, Issued to FRED D. THOMPSON - JAbel
      • 8.5.12.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-10-5855
      • 8.5.12.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-10-5855, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.12.c. Consideration of Recommendation by FRED D. THOMPSON, Docket No. 507-10-5855
      • 8.5.12.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#100535 and RN#513126, Issued to FRED D. THOMPSON
      • 8.5.12.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate LVN#100535 and RN#513126, Issued to FRED D. THOMPSON
    • *8.5.13. Docket No. 507-11-3210, In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#755132, Issued to SARAH JADE TISDALE - JAbel
      • 8.5.13.a. Consideration of the Administrative Law Judge’s Proposal for Decision in Docket No. 507-11-3210
      • 8.5.13.b. Consideration of Staff’s Recommendations for Disposition of Docket No. 507-11-3210, Including Adoption of the Proposal for Decision’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law With Modifications
      • 8.5.13.c. Consideration of Recommendation by SARAH JADE TISDALE, Docket No. 507-11-3210
      • 8.5.13.d. Executive Session pursuant to 551.071(1), Texas Government Code, to discuss pending or contemplated litigation: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#755132, Issued to SARAH JADE TISDALE
      • 8.5.13.e. Convene in Open Session to consider recommendations and take action: In the Matter of Permanent Certificate RN#755132, Issued to SARAH JADE TISDALE

9. MISCELLANEOUS

  • 9.1. Board Items of Interest for Future Board Meetings
  • 9.2. Board Development: Priority of Future Development Items - RGibbs
  • *9.3. Review of the Board Quarterly Meeting Evaluation - KBenton
  • 9.4. Appointment of Board Liaison to the Advanced Practice Nurse Advisory Committee - KBenton
  • *9.5. Executive Session Pursuant to Tex. Gov’t Code Ann. - 551.074 (Texas Open Meetings Act) Regarding Personnel Matters: Annual Performance Evaluation of Katherine Thomas, Executive Director - RGibbs
  • *9.6. Executive Session Pursuant to Tex. Gov’t Code Ann. - 551.074 (Texas Open Meetings Act) Regarding Personnel Matters: Annual Board Self-Evaluation - RGibbs
  • 9.7 Consideration of Proposed Dates and Topics for October, 2011 Board Retreat - KBenton/KThomas

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