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Event Details

Date 2018/05/03
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, 335 Merchant St, 1st Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813

BOARD OF NURSING

Professional and Vocational Licensing Division

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

State of Hawaii

AGENDA

DATE: Thursday, May 3, 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 –April 5, 2018 Meeting

3. Vice Chair’s Report

4. Executive Officer’s Report

a. Conferences/Seminars/Meetings

1) 2018 NCSBN APRN Roundtable, April 10, 2018, Rosemont, Illinois – Dr. Napoleon – Report on attendance

2) 2018 NCSBN IT/Operations Conference, May 15-16, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico – DAG

3) 2018 NCSBN Discipline Case Management Conference, June 7-8, 2018, Denver, Colorado – RICO Staff Attorney

4) 2018 NCSBN Annual Meeting, August 15-17, Minneapolis, Minnesota – The Chair, Vice Chair, Ms. Kim,

5) 2018 NCSBN NCLEX Conference, September 24, 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina

6) 2018 International Nurse Regulator Symposium, October 22-23, 2018, Chicago, Illinois – The EO

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

b. 2018 Legislature

1) SB 2298, SD1, HD2 Relating to Healthcare Preceptor Tax Credits - 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,SD2 Relating to Health Care Workers – Makes intentionally or knowingly

causing bodily injury to a health care worker a Class C felony. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)

3) HB 2375, HD1, SD1, Relating to Temporary Disability Insurance – 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.

Board of Nursing – Agenda

May 3, 2018

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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) SB 2774, SD1, HD1 - Relating to Insurance - 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 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)

6) HB 2729, HD2, SB 2718, HD2, SD2 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 qualifying out-of-state patients. 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, batches 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: Authorizes a bona fide physician-patient or advanced practice registered nurse-patient relationship to be established via telehealth. Part III: Authorizes 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. (HB2729 SD2)

7) HB 2739, HD1 Relating to Health – Act 2, SLH 2018 Establishes a regulated process

under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease and less than six months to live may choose to obtain a prescription for medication to end the patient's life. Imposes criminal sanctions for tampering with a patient's request for a prescription or coercing a patient to request a prescription. (HB2739 HD1)

c. Amendments to Title 16, Chapter 89 –Status Report

d. Nursys – Status Report

e. Continuing Competency

1) Discussion on Continuing Education Courses Approved by Another Board of Nursing

5. Correspondence

a. NCSBN

1) Legislative Updates

• 4/6/18

• 4/13/18

• 4/20/18

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May 3, 2018

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b. Scope of Practice

1) Can RN Remove an Epidural Catheter?

6. Hawaii State Center for Nursing

7. Chapter 91, HRS – Adjudicatory Matters

a. In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Oddrun Farestad, RNS 2016-47-L, Transmittal Memorandum Filed on April 16, 2018, Petitioner’s Exceptions to the Hearing Officer’s Recommended Order, and Request for Oral Argument, Exhibits “1”-“2”; Certificate of Service, Board’s Order Rescinding It’s April 5, 2018 Decision, Transmittal Memorandum Filed on April 16, 2018, Notice of Opportunity to Present Oral Arguments

b. In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Jason T. Mendenguarin; RNS 2016-36-L Settlement Agreement Prior to Filing of Petition for Disciplinary Action and Board’s Final Order

c. In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Marsena M. Enos; RNS 2017-73-L Settlement Agreement Prior to Filing of Petition for Disciplinary Action and Board’s Final Order; Exhibit “A”

d. In the Matter of the License to Practice Nursing of Cheese B. Dela Cruz, RNS 2013-34-L, Respondent’s Request for Reconsideration

e. In the Matter of the Application for Nursing License of Amy N. Richbourg, RNS LIC-2015-5, Order of Dismissal

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

i. Jessica Sims

ii. Roseline Pierre Jonka

b. Registered Nurses

1) Ratification List of New Licensees

2) RN Applicants

i. Sharon Ealy

ii. Anna Marie Brown

iii. Queen Adderley Brown

iv. Faith Tubi

v. Amy Richbourg

vi. Dawn Regier

c. Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)

1) Ratification List of New Licenses

9. Next Meeting: Thursday, June 7, 208

8:30 a.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room

King Kalakaua Building, 1st Floor

335 Merchant Street

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

10. Adjournment

4/26/18

Board of Nursing – Agenda

May 3, 2018

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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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