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Will Using Legal Products with THC Affect My NC Nursing License?

Tetrahydrocannabinol or ‘THC’ is the chemical in marijuana and hemp that is responsible for the plants’ psychological effects.  Marijuana is legal either recreationally or medicinally in 37 states.  North Carolina is one of the just 13 states where marijuana is still illegal.  However, North Carolina has opted into the Hemp Act.  Hemp Act is a […]

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What Options Exist with the North Carolina Board of Nursing for Nurses with an Addiction?

The North Carolina Board of Nursing is required by state legislation to intervene when there is evidence that a nurse has an issue with substance abuse and is therefore unable to safely practice nursing. [G.S. 90-171.37(a)(3)]. Additionally, the NCBON has the power to mandate that recovering nurses participate in certain programs. This will help ensure

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How Do I Avoid License Discipline as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in North Carolina?

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists have an important role in assisting in the administering of anesthesia to patients undergoing a medical procedure. Today’s blog discusses some common error that lead to professional license complaints filed with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Some of these errors are easy to avoid and some are more complicated. I

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Nurse Handoff Communications

This is another guest blog from Dennis Taylor, RN, DNP, ACNP-BS, FCCM of Lexington and current president of the NC Nurses Association.We are once again excited to bring you content from Dennis Taylor, RN, DNP, PhD, ACNP-BS, FCCM of Lexington and current President of the North Carolina Nurses Association. Thanks to Mr. Taylor for contributing,

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GUEST BLOG: Transportation and Administration of Patient Prescriptions and Medications by Dennis Taylor

We are excited to bring you content from Dennis Taylor, RN, DNP, PhD, ACNP-BS, FCCM of Lexington and current President of the North Carolina Nurses Association. Thanks to Dennis for contributing, please enjoy his thorough discussion of patient prescriptions and medications. Often a nurse may be responsible for discharging a patient from the hospital or

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The 5 things you need to know if you have a nursing license in the state of north carolina

1: Are You Covered Under Your Employer’s Malpractice Insurance? Check with your employer to see if their medical malpractice insurance covers you If your employer says it does, then politely ask for a copy so you can see to what extent you are covered as there will be a policy limit on how much damages

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Nurse Practitioner Regulation, Part 3 Representative Gale Adcock, FNP

What was envisioned as a 3-part series will actually be more. There is a lot more history to share. Click here for Gale’s last installment in this series.To recap Part 2, in 1992 the Joint Subcommittee (JSC) appointed a task force to review prescribing regulations for nurse practitioners (NPs) and certified nurse midwives. From this

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