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Confidentiality & Complaints Against Texas Nurses

The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) conducts investigations of allegations against nurses and adjudicates complaints. When an investigation is opened against a Texas nurse the BON provides due process to the nurse, giving him or her notice of the investigation and allegations, the opportunity to respond to the alleged conduct and to show compliance with...

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Can a Texas Medical License be Suspended without Notice?

After the Texas Medical Board (TMB) receives a complaint against a licensed physician or other health care provider it licenses, it reviews the complaint to determine if adequate evidence exists demonstrating a violation of the Medical Practices Act. Generally speaking, the TMB's enforcement process follows a specific investigation and resolution process and affords licensees ample...

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Updates on Prescribing Controlled Substances for Texas Physicians

Texas strictly regulates the prescribing of controlled substances. As of September 1, 2018 the official prescription forms for controlled substances are re-designed and have additional security features. For the next few months Texas practitioners may continue to use the previous prescriptions pads. Effective June 1, 2019 prescription pads ordered prior to the redesign will no...

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Texas Commission on Fire Protection Injury Report

The Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) regulates firefighters and Fire Safety Professionals in Texas and investigates complaints filed against them. The TCFP is vested with the authority to take disciplinary action against its licensees for violations of Board rules or other Texas laws. Disciplinary measures can include license revocation or suspension. The Commission also...

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