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Physician Emeritus Retired Status

“... n the subject of disciplinary action by the Texas Medical Board; the physician has no criminal history, including pending charges, indictment, conviction and/or deferred adjudication in Texas; the physician has never held a license, registration or certification that has been restricted for cause, c ... ”

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EMS – Off-line Medical Director Registration

“A physician who acts as an off-line medical director for an EMS service in the state of Texas is required to register as such with both the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). As of July 2014, the TMB registration is part of the physician biennial registrati ... ”

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EMS - Waivers

“... a physician may not hold the position of off-line medical director for more than 20 EMS providers unless the physician obtains a waiver.   The TMB may grant a waiver to allow a physician to serve as an off-line medical director for more than 20 EMS providers, if the physician provides evidence ... ”

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EMS - CME

“For each EMS medical director there are additional continuing education requirements.   Per Board rule 197.3(b)(17) each EMS off-line medical director is required to meet the following requirements: within two years, either before or after initial notification to the board of holding the posi ... ”

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NCT and LMRT Training Programs

“... nal services designed to train persons to perform medical radiologic procedures until they have received official notice from the Board that their program has been approved.      A personal appearance before the Medical Radiologic Technology Board’s Education Committee may be re ... ”

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Board Approved Fellowship Overview

“... roved by: the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), or a member board of the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS)   Apply Complete and submit the Board App ... ”

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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Annual Report

“... ting criteria below has been adopted by the Texas Medical Board in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 1003 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, and 22 Texas Administrative Code §198.6. An Investigational Review Board (IRB) overseeing clinical trials of investigation ... ”

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District Review Committees Overview

“The Medical Board's four District Review Committees evaluate medical practice and professional competency, and make recommendations on investigations conducted by the Board. Districts are comprised of counties in four geographic regions of the state as further defined in Chapter 191 of Board Ru ... ”

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Ebola-related CME Opportunity

“... proper donning and doffing of personal protective equipment Physician Participation Upon completion of viewing the online presentation, please follow the instructions at the end of the presentation to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation is completed, the user will be provided the option to ... ”

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Position Statements

“  EMR Position Statement - The Medical Board's position statement on maintaining accurate Electronic Medical Records. (April 2015) Acupuncture CPT Billing Position Statement - The State Board of Acupuncture Examiners' position statement on CPT coding for properly documented acupu ... ”

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REMS Safe Prescribing Presentation

“In 2014, the Texas Medical Board (TMB), through an educational grant awarded by the FSMB and the FSMB Foundation, provided an in-person CME Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program for extended-release (ER) and long-acting (LA) opioid medications. A recording of the REMS program presen ... ”

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Facility-Based Prescriptive Delegation

“... CILITY-BASED CARE Section 157.0511(b-1)(1) of the Medical Practice Act relates to prescribing to patients while in a hospital facility-based practice under Section 157.054.  This language allows a properly authorized PA or APRN, consistent with policies approved by the hospital's medical staff ... ”

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Social Media Policy

“The Texas Medical Board (TMB) Social Media Policy is based on the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Social Medial Guidelines and may be subject to revision at any time. TMB’s social media sites are created for the limited purpose of disseminating information to Board licensees, ... ”

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Transfer of Occupational Programs from DSHS (S.B. 202)

“... ment of State Health Services (DSHS) to the Texas Medical Board (TMB). Medical Physicists, Medical Radiologic Technologists, Perfusionists, and Respiratory Care Practitioners are now regulated by the TMB and each occupation’s respective board/advisory committee. Please click on the links in th ... ”

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Application Process Overview

“... ment of State Health Services (DSHS) to the Texas Medical Board (TMB). Medical Physicists, Medical Radiologic Technologists, Perfusionists, and Respiratory Care Practitioners are now regulated by the TMB and each occupation’s respective board/advisory committee.   Online JP Exam & Stu ... ”

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Are CRNA’s authorized to practice independent of physician supervision and delegation?

“No, neither the Medical Practice Act nor the Nursing Practice Act authorize independent practice by a CRNA.  Additionally, Texas Attorney General Opinion No. KP-0266 found “A certified registered nurse anesthetist does not possess independent authority to administer anesthesia without del ... ”

Do I have to let the Medical Board know about my delegates/supervising physicians?

“... w to register their delegating physicians, as the Medical Board does not have licensing authority for nurses. ”

Are there any additional requirements that I need to complete before I request to return my retired physician license to an active status?

“... wship or other structured program; passage of the Medical Jurisprudence Examination; and/or such other remedial or restrictive conditions or requirements which, in the discretion of the board, are necessary to ensure protection of the public and minimal competency of the applicant to safely practice ... ”

What amount of detail must be in the documentation of the PMP check?

“As with all medical records documentation, the notation must be contemporaneous, legible and provide complete information.  In this case, complete information would include the date of the review and the identity of the provider who reviewed the information. ... ”

Does everyone at my practice have to apply for a waiver or just the medical director?

“Currently, each individual physician who needs a waiver will have to apply for their own individual waiver. Although this may change in the future, TMB is currently unable to track waivers by group.       ”