29
Apr

Florida Board of Nursing’s Meeting Schedule for 2015

The following information was obtained on the Florida Board of Nursing’s website.  The Board meets bimonthly, generally during the first week of every even month. The full board meetings include disciplinary cases, application review, committee reports, rule discussions and other necessary Board actions. Board meetings are open to the public. The Full Board Meeting begins […]

12
Feb

New Florida Bill Proposed Giving Nurse Specialists More Authority

There is a new legislative plan in the works that would increase the authority of nurse practitioners in Florida.  The critics of the plan are against giving nurses more privileges that are now expressly given to physicians. This plan would give nurse practitioners more independence without the supervision of a physician. Some representatives in favor of […]

19
Dec

Florida Nurse Suspended for Suspected Drug Use

A nurse employed at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida, had her license suspended this month for drug-related offenses which occurred in 2012. There was an emergency order from the Florida Department of Health issued this month. She worked at Oak Hill Hospital between 2010 and 2012, and was required to submit to a drug test last […]