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Event Details

Date 2018/04/05
Time 08:30 AM
Recurring
Event status
Handicap access, ADA Contact info: Lee Ann Teshima, 808-586-2695
Title Board of Nursing Meeting
Location Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room King Kalakaua Building, 1st Floor 335 Merchant Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
This event was posted on 03/28/2018 04:31 PM
This event was last updated on 03/28/2018 04:31 PM

BOARD OF NURSING

Professional and Vocational Licensing Division

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

State of Hawaii

 

AGENDA

DATE:                   Thursday, April 5, 2018


TIME:                     8:30 a.m

PLACE:                 Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room, King Kalakaua Building, 1st Floor, 335 Merchant       Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 

1.             Call to Order, Public Notice, Quorum – HRS §92-3 Open Meetings and HAR §16-89-70 Oral testimony

 

2.             Chair’s Report

a.             Announcements/Introductions         

b.             Approval of the Previous Minutes –March 1, 2018 Meeting

 

3.             Vice Chair’s Report

 

4.                             Executive Officer’s Report

                a.             Conferences/Seminars/Meetings

1)                      2018 NCSBN Midyear Meeting, March 5-6, 2018, Chicago, Illinois – Mr. Duldulao, Ms. Boyer and Ms. Kodama – Report on Attendance

2)                      2018 NCSBN APRN Roundtable, April 10, 2018, Rosemont, Illinois – Dr. Napoleon

3)                      2018 NCSBN IT/Operations Conference, May 15-16, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico – DAG

4)                      2018 NCSBN Discipline Case Management Conference, June 7-8, 2018, Denver, Colorado – RICO Staff Attorney

5)                      2018 NCSBN Annual Meeting, August 15-17, Minneapolis, Minnesota – The Chair, Vice Chair, Ms. Kim,

6)                      2018 NCSBN NCLEX Conference, September 24, 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina

7)                      2018 NCSBN Scientific Symposium, October 24, 2018, Chicago, Illinois – The EO

 

b.             2018 Legislature

                                1)            HB 1967, HD2/SB 2298, SD1, HD2 Relating to Healthcare Preceptor Tax Credits

        HB 1967, HD2 – Allows advanced practice registered nurses, physicians, dentists, psychologists, pharmacists, and social workers to receive tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain an eligible healthcare professional degree or certificate. Establishes the Preceptor Credit Assurance Committee to issue certificates to volunteer preceptors upon verifying that the volunteer preceptors meet the requirements of the tax credit. (HD2)

        SB 2298, SD1, HD2 - Allows advanced practice registered nurses, physicians, dentists, psychologists, pharmacists, and social workers to receive tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain an eligible healthcare professional degree or certificate. Establishes the Preceptor Credit Assurance Committee to issue certificates to volunteer preceptors upon verifying that the volunteer preceptors meet the requirements of the tax credit. (HD2))

                               


 

                                2)            HB 1906, HD2,SD1/SB 2491, SD2 Relating to Health Care Workers

        HB 1906, HD2, SD1 – Makes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to a health care worker a Class C felony. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)

                                                SB 2491, SD2 – Makes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to certain health

                                                care workers a class C felony. Effective 7/1/2035(SD2)

                                3)            HB 2375, HD1 & SB 2802, Relating to Temporary Disability Insurance

        HB 2375, HD1, SD1 – Permits advanced practice registered nurses to certify an employee's disability. Increases the penalty an employer is assessed for failing to submit timely wage and employment information. Permits filing of an appeal of a decision related to temporary disability insurance at the various offices of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations throughout the State. Allows the department to send notices of hearing electronically or by first-class mail. Clarifies that when the notice of hearing cannot be delivered to a party in the appeal, the notice may be given by online posting on the department's webpage. Allows the parties to a hearing to appear in person, via telephone, or by other communication devices. (SD1)

                                4)            HB 2347, HD1 & SB 2774, HD1 - Relating to Insurance

        HB 2347, HD1 - Amends various portions of the Hawaii Insurance Code by adopting NAIC model language for corporate governance annual disclosures, establishing a procedure for changes in trade name or an assumed name, and clarifying reimbursement to health insurance providers. Clarifies requirements for reporting and recordkeeping for vehicle protection product warrantors and service contract providers. Makes various housekeeping amendments. (HD1)

        SB 2774, SD1, HD1 - Updates various areas of the State's insurance laws to: adopt the NAIC's Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act beginning on 1/1/2020; allow the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and the Insurance Commissioner to determine whether a request to add or change a trade name or assumed name satisfies certain requirements; clarify certain provider reimbursement requirements; adopt revisions to the Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act beginning on 1/1/2020; provide the Insurance Commissioner with additional regulatory authority to supervise or liquidate a captive insurer; enable the Insurance Division to create stopgap measures, until 12/31/2020, to implement the Network Adequacy Model Act; and make various housekeeping amendments to clarify existing language and avoid ambiguities. (HD1)

                                5)            SB 2211, SD1, HD2 – Relating to Concussions - Expands the scope of the concussion

        educational program to include middle- and elementary-school students. Appropriates funds. (HD1)      

6)              SB 2407, SD1, HD1 – Relating to Medical Cannabis - Establishes the Medical Cannabis

Study Group to examine the legal issues regarding Hawaii's medical use of cannabis law. (HD1)

7)              HB 2729, HD2, SB 2718, HD2, SD1 Relating to Cannabis for Medical Use – Part I:

Establishes a reciprocity process for medical cannabis patients that requires the department of health to register qualifying out-of-state patients and caregivers of qualifying out-of-state patients under certain conditions. Clarifies certain safeguards for qualifying out-of-state patients and caregivers of a qualifying out-of-state patient. Authorizes the department of health to extend the maximum period of validity of any written certification to three years for debilitating medical conditions that are chronic. Clarifies a dispensary licensee's ability to retest, at its own expense, a batch of cannabis or manufactured cannabis products that do not meet the department of health's standards for patient safety. Prohibits an employer from suspending, discharging, or discriminating against an employee for testing positive for cannabis if the employee is a registered qualifying patient who is authorized for the medical use of cannabis, with certain

exceptions. Part II: Allows a bona fide physician-patient or advanced practice registered nurse-patient relationship to be established via telehealth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part III: Allows and regulates the manufacturing of edible cannabis products as manufactured cannabis products by licensed medical cannabis dispensaries. Establishes requirements for manufacturing, handling, labeling, and packaging of manufactured cannabis products. Adds certain devices that provide safe pulmonary administration to the list of medical cannabis products that may be manufactured and distributed. Increases the tetrahydrocannabinol limit per pack or container of certain manufactured cannabis products. Part IV: Specifies certain felonies and conditions that will preclude employment, and other felonies and conditions that may preclude employment, at a medical cannabis dispensary. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)   

                c.             Amendments to Title 16, Chapter 89 – Discussion on §16-89-9

                        §16-89-9 Examination policies. (a) The passing standards for the NCLEXRN and NCLEX-PN examinations accurately reflect the amount of nursing ability currently required to practice competently at the entry level. The passing standards for the NCLEX-RN and the NCLEX-PN shall be established by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing unless otherwise determined by the board.

                                                (b)           Candidates may take the examination [an unlimited number of times], provided candidates register for each examination. Any candidate who fails the license examination three times, regardless of when or where the examination is (was?) taken, and regardless of which state or jurisdiction the candidate was made eligible, shall be required to complete a board-approved remedial course and submit proof of passing the course before the candidate may be approved for reexamination.  The candidate shall apply for reexamination within six months after completion of the remedial course.  After taking the remedial course, the candidate may be approved to retake the examination up to three additional times before the candidate is required to take remediation again.

                d.             Nursys – Status Report

                e.             Continuing Competency

                                1)            Receiving volume of inquiries about CE providers

                                2)            CEU Question – One course totaling 34 hours in IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal

3)            Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association – Request for Continuing Education Credit from Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Division, Outcomes and Compliance Branch, Outcomes Section, Program Services Evaluation Unit

                                4)            Request for Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training Course Approval or Extension to

                                                Meet Continuing Competency Requirement from Min Lin           

5.             Correspondence

                a.             NCSBN

                                1)            Legislative Updates

·         2/23/18

·         3/2/18

·         3/9/18

·         3/16/18

·         3/23/18

                                2)            Booklet for New Nurses – “NCSBN Welcomes You to the Nursing Profession” – Available

                                                at no cost on NCSBN web page


 

               

 

                b.             Scope of Practice

                                1)            Request from Bala Mohan – LPN, RN, APRN Performing or Using Light and Heat Energy

                                Devices, Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, and Dermapen/microneedling, Administering Botox or Cosmetic Laser Treatment as “Cosmetic Treatments”

                                2)            APRN On-Site of Medical Spa That Offers Injectables for Botox and Non-invasive

                                                Services Such as Cool Sculpting, Facials and Chemical Peels

c.             National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) – Safety Recommendation: Drug Use Trends in Aviation: Assessing the Risk of Pilot Impairment – NTSB’s Dissatisfaction with Department’s Response, Including Board of Nursing’s Initiative

 

6.             Hawaii State Center for Nursing

 

7.             Chapter 91, HRS – Adjudicatory Matters

a.             In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Shirley A. Lyn, RNS 2015-84-L, Transmittal Memorandum filed on March 7, 2018, Hearings Officer’s Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommended Order Filed on January 3, 2017 and Board’s Final Order

b.             In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Rosy E. Thomas, RNS 2015-65-L, Transmittal Memorandum Filed on March 8, 2018, Hearings Officer’s Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommended Order Filed on December 28, 2017, Board’s Final Order.

c.             In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Oddrun Farestad, RNS 2016-47-L, Transmittal Memorandum Filed on March 7, 2018, Hearings Officer’s Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommended Order Filed on October 16, 2017, Board’s Final Order.

d.             In the Matter of the Application for a Nursing License of Tamiko D. Robinson, RNS-LIC-2017-005, Transmittal Memorandum Filed on March 22, 2018, Hearings Officer’s Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommended Order Filed on February 21, 2018, Board’s Final Order.

e.             In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Liana Kealohilani Martinez, fka L.A. Liana Beckwith, aka Lee Ann Mathis, aka Lee Ann Chopra, aka Lee Ann Novick, aka Lee Robinson Novick, aka Liane Novich Beckwith, aka Liana Kealohilani Van Wye, RNS 2009-20- L, Board’s Order in Accordance with Circuit Court Order Dated February 12, 2018.

 

8.             Applications [The Board may move into Executive Session in accordance with HRS §92-4 and §92-5(a)(1)                    and (4) “To consider and evaluate personal information relating to individuals applying for nurse licensure;”           and “To consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties,              privileges, immunities, and liabilities;”, (Board will vote in Open Meeting.)]

a.             Licensed Practical Nurses

1)            Ratification List of New Licensees   

b.             Registered Nurses

1)            Ratification List of New Licensees

                2)            RN Applicants

                                i.              Kathleen Kerr

                                ii.             David Bradley Jones

                                                iii.            Johnnie Williams

c.             Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)

1)            Ratification List of New Licenses

                d.             Conditional License

                                1)            Daniel Greathouse

 

 

9.             Next Meeting:                       Thursday, May 3, 2018

                                                                8:30 a.m.

                                                                Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room

King Kalakaua Building, 1st Floor

335 Merchant Street

                                                Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

10.       Adjournment

 

3/28/18

 

Individuals who require special needs accommodations are invited to call Ms. Lee Ann Teshima at (808) 586-2695 at least 4 working days in advance of the meeting.

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