If You’re a Licensed Texas Nurse, Did You Know You Have 10 Days to Update an Address Change with the Texas Board of Nursing (BON)?

The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) sends individual correspondence to nurses to the address of record. Such correspondence is personalized and includes official letters and notifications. These notices from BON often require a response from the licensee. For example, a Complaint Notice and deadline to respond is sent to the nurse’s official address of record…

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Local Nurse Has Medical License Suspended

Medical licenses are held to a high standard, and for good reason. The health and sometimes lives of people rely on those who practice medicine and their ability to give sound advice. To that end, the Texas Board of Nursing has announced that they have suspended the license of a nurse practitioner “accused of failing…

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6 Programs Recently Transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Pursuant to Texas Senate Bill 202 thirteen licensing programs where transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). As of November 1, 2017, the second and final phase of SB 202 was implemented, transferring the final six programs to TDLR. The six programs now under…

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Texas Pharmacist License Defense

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) received 6,146 complaints in fiscal year 2016, a 4% increase over the 5,925 complaints it received in fiscal year 2015. The TSBP reviews and evaluates every complaint it receives. Complaints are referred to a TSPB investigator when it is determined that the allegations, if true, would constitute a…

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