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Profile contents - Tab #2 - How do I update my Profile?

“... bsp;      OR Mail: Texas Medical Board P.O. Box 2029, MC-245 Austin, TX 78768-2029           Requests are reviewed in the order received, and may take up to 10 business days for processing. ... ”

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JP Exam & My TMB FAQs

“... full license of the same type (e.g., a Temporary Medical Radiologic Technologist license now applying for a full Medical Radiologic Technologist), you will not be required to take the exam again. However, if you are applying for a different type of license (e.g., a licensed Physician Assistant that ... ”

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Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records - Tab #1

“... atients the opportunity to obtain a copy of their medical records or have their records transferred.   Recent changes to Board rule 165.5 have expanded the options for notification to patients.   Notification shall be accomplished by: either: posting such notice on the physician's or pra ... ”

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Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records - Tab #2

“... res, terminates employment, or otherwise leaves a medical practice, he or she is responsible for notifying the board when they are terminating practice, retiring, or relocating, and therefore no longer available to patients, specifying who has custodianship of the records, and how the medical record ... ”

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Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records - Tab #3

“Recent changes to Board rule 165.5 have expanded the exceptions to providing notice to patients.   A physician is not required to provide notice of his or her discontinuation of practice to patients if the physician:   treated the patient while in a locum tenens position at a practice loc ... ”

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CE for Radiologist Assistants

“... s and/or administer treatment to human beings for medical purposes.  Directly related topics include, but are not limited to: radiation safety, radiation biology and radiation physics; anatomical positioning; radiographic exposure technique; radiological exposure technique; emerging imaging m ... ”

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Renewal Process - Radiologist Assistant

“... in advance of the expiration date.     Medical Radiologist Assistant Online Registration/Renewal – coming soon   PLEASE NOTE: A Radiologist Assistant (RA) is an advanced-level medical radiologic technologist who is certified as: a registered radiologist assistant by the Am ... ”

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Conversion of MRT certificate to Radiologist Assistant certificate

“... a current, active General MRT certificate to the Medical Radiologist Assistant certificate, please submit a completed conversion request form (link below).  Once a licensee’s eligibility for the conversion to the RA certificate has been verified, and the new certificate issued, notificat ... ”

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JP Exam Registration and Login

“... to the eStrategy Solutions catalog for the Texas Medical Board jurisprudence exam options. Select the appropriate JP exam for your license type to begin the registration process. When you select the “Register/Pay” button you will need to enter the access code that you were assigned and ... ”

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response

“... nor Abbott Fast-Tracks Licensing For Out-Of-State Medical Professionals (3/14/20) TMB Responding to Gov. Abbott’s State Disaster Declaration (3/14/20)   Guidance & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) COVID-19 Telemedicine FAQs (Updated 9/1/20) COVID-19 Supervision FAQs&nb ... ”

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Board Action Search

“... link below will allow a search of any Texas Medical Board action issued (Board order, remedial plan, cease and desist, etc.), issued to physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, medical radiologic technologists, non-certified radiologic technicians, respiratory care practitioners, medi ... ”

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Military Spouse Exemption

“... hould be sent as one packet directly to the Texas Medical Board office via email to screen-cic@tmb.state.tx.us or fax to 512-463-9416.   Upon receipt of your request with the required documentation, the Licensure Department will evaluate the documentation and provide written confirmation of app ... ”

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CME - MD - NEW CME Requirements - Tab 5

“... mplete certain specific opioid related continuing medical education.  These new CME requirements related to opioids will be part of the Opioid Workgroup being formed by TMB to address the on-going public health crisis in a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach.  This requirement applies to ... ”

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Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

“The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) is a voluntary, expedited pathway to licensure for qualifying physicians who wish to practice in multiple states. On June 7, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law House Bill 1616 which was passed by the 87th Texas Legislature, making Texas the 33r ... ”

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E-Prescribing Waiver

“... that a delay would adversely impact the patient's medical condition; or before January 1, 2021.   A physician may apply for a waiver from the electronic prescribing requirement by: submitting a waiver request to the TMB and providing required information, and demonstrating circumstances neces ... ”

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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.       ”