Report of Regents Professional Practice Committee to The Board of Regents
Your Professional Practice Committee held its scheduled meeting on May 19, 2014. All Committee members were present, except for Regent Geraldine D. Chapey and Regent Wade S. Norwood, who were excused. Regent James C. Dawson, Regent Josephine Victoria Finn, Regent James R. Tallon, Jr. and Regent Roger Tilles were also present, but did not vote on any case or action.
Professional Discipline Cases
Your Committee recommends that the reports of the Regents Review Committees, including rulings, findings of fact, determinations as to guilt, and recommendations, by unanimous or majority vote, contained in those reports which have been distributed to you, be accepted in 3 cases. In addition, your Committee recommends, upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Professions, that 49 consent order applications and 13 surrender applications be granted. [PPC EXS (A) 1-3]
These recommendations are made following the review of 65 cases involving eighteen registered professional nurses, fifteen licensed practical nurses, five licensed practical nurses who are also registered professional nurses, four dentists, four pharmacists, three chiropractors, two certified public accountants, two dental hygienists, one licensed clinical social worker, one licensed master social worker, one massage therapist, one midwife, one podiatrist, one professional engineer, and one psychologist.
MOTION FOR ACTION BY FULL BOARD
Madam Chancellor and Colleagues: Your Professional Practice Committee recommends, and we move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon each recommendation in the written report of the Committee's deliberations at its meeting on May 19, 2014, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.
MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION
Your Committee discussed one topic of interest:
Update on the Professional Licensing Process – This item provided an update on the processes and initiatives relating to the licensing process. [PPC (D) 1]