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Report of Regents Professional Practice Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Professional Practice Committee held its scheduled meeting on February 12, 2018.  All members were present, except Regent Wade S. Norwood, Regent Josephine Victoria Finn and Regent Susan W. Mittler, who were excused.  Chancellor Betty A. Rosa was also present.


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, with Regent Catherine Collins abstaining in two of those cases (Cal. Nos. 28286 & 28913).  In addition, your Committee recommends, upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Professions, that 49 consent order applications and 21 surrender applications be granted.

These recommendations are made following the review of 73 cases involving twenty-one registered professional nurses, sixteen licensed practical nurses, four licensed practical nurses who are also registered professional nurses, four professional engineers, two physical therapists, one architect, one chiropractor, one clinical laboratory technologist, one dentist, one dental hygienist, one land surveyor, one licensed practical nurse who is also a registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Adult Health) and also a nurse practitioner (Family Health), one manufacturer of drugs, one massage therapist, one pharmacist, one pharmacy, one psychologist, one registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Adult Health), one registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Family Health), one veterinarian, one veterinary technician, and one wholesaler of drugs.


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 February 12, 2018, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.


Your Committee discussed several topics of interest, including:

Deputy Commissioner's Report/Update 

  • Full Board Consent Agenda Items
  • Licensing Petitions
  • Master Plan Amendment: CUNY City College, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Psychology-Clinical
  • State University of New York (SUNY) College of Technology at Delhi: Authorization to Award the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
  • Proposed Amendment of §29.7 of the Rules of the Board of Regents and §63.6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Unprofessional Conduct Special Provisions in the Profession of Pharmacy and the Requirements for Substituting Interchangeable Biological Products for Prescribed Products (2nd Emergency)

Strengthening Professional Practices Partnerships with Education and Health and Human Services Sectors [PPC (D) 1] - Your Committee discussed the following: Update on initiatives to leverage licensed professionals to improve outcomes, promote adequate professional services for all children, and inform children about opportunities for careers in the licensed professions.


Associated Agenda Item

Meeting Date: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 2:10pm