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How Do I Join the NC Nursing Interstate Compact?

What Does a Multi-State Licensure Privilege Mean? The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) compares a multi-state license to a driver’s license because nurses are able to practice in other compact states without having to obtain additional licenses under the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). A multi-state license means that a nurse who has a primary state of …

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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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Nurse Practitioner Regulation

How Can Nurses Avoid Patient Charting Errors in North Carolina?

Properly recording a patient’s chart is essential for all healthcare providers.  Since nurses are typically around a patient more than any other healthcare provider, failure to properly record a patient’s chart can happen more frequently than with other healthcare providers.  A patient’s chart is what helps other nurses maintain proper treatment of the patient and …

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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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