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					                                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING
                                                                        MINUTES
                                                                     AUGUST 18, 2005
Recorder: Kathryn Dickson, Executive Secretary

                  TOPIC                               DISCUSSION                                   ACTION                         FOLLOW-UP

1.0   Call to Meeting                     TB announced that SB170 to be signed on     Meeting called to order at 8:30 a.m. with
                                          Friday August 26 at 3:00 p.m. in Governor   T. Bloomquist, Chair (TB) presiding.
                                          and Council Chambers at State House.        Board members present: G. Barba (GB),
                                          Board members wishing to attend shall       M. Potter (MP), R. Duhaime (RD), K. A.
                                          meet on steps of State House at 2:45 p.m.   Day (KAD), M. Danderson (MD), H.
                                                                                      Featherston (HF), L. Morel (LM), and B.
                                          TB requested that at future Board           Howard (BH).
                                          meetings, members should have rules and     S. Dyer (SD) joined Board at 8:35 a.m.
                                          regulations available for reference.        Board staff present: M. Walker (MW), J.
                                                                                      Evans (JE), L. Reagan (LR), K. Dickson
                                                                                      (KD).
                                                                                      N. Patenaude, Investigator/Prosecutor
                                                                                      (NP)




      1.1 Open Forum                      None

      1.2 Addendum
          1.2.1 Additions                                                             4.14     Practice question
                                                                                      8.1.1. Letter from L. T.
                                                                                      8.2.1.1 Letters of recommendation:
                                                                                               A. C.
                                                                                      9.2      C. S.
                                                                                      9.3.1    C. A. addition
                                                                                      10.3.2.1 Letter to Skill Med from NH
                                                                                               Postsecondary Education
                                                                                      15.9     Copy of letter sent by NCSBN

          1.2.2   Deletions               None

          1.2.3   Appearances                                                         7.1.1   L. W, LPN               9:00 a.m.
                                                                                      7.1.2   D. R., LPN              9:30 a.m.
                                                                                      7.1.3   P. F., LNA             10:00 a.m.
                                                                                      8.1.2   L. L.                  11:00 a.m.

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                TOPIC                                    DISCUSSION                                    ACTION                             FOLLOW-UP
                                                                                        7.3.1   J. M.                  11:30 a.m.
                                                                                        8.2.1   A. C., LPN              1:00 p.m.
                                                                                        8.2.2   T. P., RN, ARNP         1:15 p.m.
                                                                                        8.1.3   J. J.                   1:45 p.m.
                                                                                        9.1     R. C.                   2:00 p.m.
                                                                                        9.3     C. A.                   2:15 p.m.

2.0   Approval of minutes
      2.1 June 16, 2003                      Reviewed and discussed. MP noted           M/HF, S/MD to accept minutes as
                                             addition of follow-up to 11.7.1 and        amended.
                                             grammatical error in 11.2.2.               Unanimous (See approved June 16, 2005
                                                                                        minutes.)

      2.2 July 21, 2005 (Board retreat)      Reviewed and discussed.                    M/MP, S/MD to accept minutes as
                                                                                        written.
                                                                                        Unanimous. (See approved July 21, 2005
                                                                                        minutes.)

3.0   Report of Chair/Members
      3.2 Feedback provided to               Reviewed and discussed providing                                                       MW to submit quarterly reports to Board
          Investigator/Prosecutor            feedback to Investigator/Prosecutor at                                                 Chair.
                                             Board meetings.

4.0   Report of Executive Director/Staff
      4.1 Expense Summary Budget             Reviewed and discussed. Budget will be                                                 Board approved public hearing for fee
           (Through 8/9/05)                  impacted by Nurse Compact. NH is                                                       increase related to implementation of
           4.1.1 7430, 7431, 7432            nineteenth compact state in country.                                                   Nurse Compact to be held at September
                                                                                                                                    Board meeting.

      4.3   Citizens Advocacy Center         Funds not available for attendance by
            Annual Meeting                   BON.

      4.2   Program Specialist Activities    Reviewed and discussed.                    No action required.

      4.4   Request for Board advice re:     Reviewed request for Board advice          M/MP, S/SD that nurse must follow           MW to respond.
            Administration of prescription   regarding administration of prescription   medication administration standards as
            medications                      medications brought from home by           well as comply with facility policies and
                                             patients in long-term care facility.       procedures.
                                                                                        Unanimous.


      4.5   Request for Board advice re:     Reviewed and discussed question            M/KAD, S/MP to affirm that reading          MW to respond.

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                TOPIC                                  DISCUSSION                                      ACTION                              FOLLOW-UP
            PICC Lines and X-Ray           regarding PICC lines and x-ray                 PICC x-rays is not within RN scope of
            Confirmation by RN’s           confirmation by RN’s.                          practice.
                                                                                          Unanimous.

      4.6   Request for Board advice re:   Private office practice requested BON          M/HF, S/GB to affirm that procedures are   MW to respond.
            ARNP Scope of Practice         issue formal statement defining whether        within scope of practice of ARNP in
                                           each of following procedures is within         CRNA category with specific training
                                           scope of practice of ARNP:                     under Nur 305.01 (c) and (d).
                                            Facet joint injection, lumbar                Unanimous.
                                            Facet joint injection, cervical
                                            Transforaminal epidural injection,
                                                lumbar or sacral
                                            Sacroiliac joint injection
                                            Destruction of neurolytic agent,
                                                paravertebral facet joint nerve,
                                                cervical or thoracic
                                            Destruction of neurolytic agent,
                                                paravertebral facet joint nerve, lumbar
                                            Epidural steroid injection, lumbar
                                            Epidural steroid injection, cervical
                                            Percutaneous implant of neuro
                                                stimulator electrode array, epidural
7.0   Adjudicative (Investigator/
      Prosecutor)
      7.1 Hearings
                                           Hearing held for L. W., LPN, #011389-22,
           7.1.1 L. W. LPN                                                                M/MP, S/LM to affirm Findings of Fact,     MW to respond.
                                           Docket #05-0715-0025 pursuant to RSA
                  #011389-22                                                              Conclusions of Law, and Board Orders
                                           326-B:12 II (c), RSA 326-B:12 II (f), Nur
                                                                                          with Reprimand and participation in
                                           215.01 (b) (5), Nur 215.01 (b) (8), Nur
                                                                                          medication administration program as
                                           215.01 (b) (10), and Nur 215.01 (b) (11)
                                                                                          approved by Board. Quarterly reports to
                                           proceeded at 9:13 a.m. with T.
                                                                                          be provided for period of one year.
                                           Bloomquist, Chair, presiding.
                                                                                          Unanimous. (See Docket #05-0715-0025)
                                           Board Members present: G. Barba (GB),
                                           M. Potter (MP), L. Morel (LM), B.
                                           Howard (BH), S. Dyer (SD), H.
                                           Featherston (HF), R. Duhaime (RD), M.
                                           Danderson (MD), K. A. Day (KAD).
                                           Board staff present: K. Dickson (KD).
                                           N. Patenaude (NP), Investigator/
                                           Prosecutor.
                                           Respondent offered testimony and
                                           responded to questions.
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    TOPIC                      DISCUSSION                                     ACTION                             FOLLOW-UP
                   Hearing concluded at 9:40 a.m.

7.1.2 D. R., LPN   Hearing held for D. R., LPN, #012828-22,     BH recused.
      #012828-22   Docket #05-0715-0023 pursuant to RSA
                   326-B:12 II (c), RSA 326-B:12 II (f), Nur    M/KAD, S/MD to affirm Findings of Fact,    MW to respond.
                   215.01 (b) (8), Nur 215.01 (b) (10), and     Conclusions of Law and Board Orders as
                   Nur 215.01 (b) (13) proceeded at 10:36       recommended with Reprimand on LPN
                   a.m. with T. Bloomquist, Chair, presiding.   license.
                   Board Members present: G. Barba (GB),        Unanimous.
                   M. Potter (MP), L. Morel (LM), S. Dyer
                   (SD), H. Featherston (HF), R. Duhaime        M/MP, S/HF for Letter of Concern to be     MW to respond.
                   (RD), M. Danderson (MD), K. A. Day           sent to facility regarding their current
                   (KAD).                                       policy and to call attention to NUR 404
                   Board staff present: K. Dickson (KD).        related to delegation of medication
                   N. Patenaude (NP), Investigator/             administration to MNA staff.
                   Prosecutor.                                  Unanimous. (See Docket #05-0715-0023)
                   Respondent offered testimony and
                   responded to questions.
                   Witness M. M., RN, Nurse Supervisor,
                   present to offer testimony in support of
                   Respondent.
                   Hearing concluded at 11:15 a.m.

7.1.3 P. F., LNA   Hearing held in absentia for P. F., LNA,     M/GB, S, KAD to affirm Findings of Fact,   MW to respond.
      #030374-24   #030374-24, Docket #05-0715-0024-NA          Conclusions of Law, and Board Orders as
                   pursuant to RSA 326-B:12 II (c)              recommended.
                   proceeded at 11:40 a.m. with T.              Unanimous.
                   Bloomquist, Chair, presiding.                (See Docket #05-0715-0024-NA)
                   Board Members present: G. Barba (GB),
                   M. Potter (MP), B. Howard (BH), L.
                   Morel (LM), S. Dyer (SD), H. Featherston
                   (HF), R. Duhaime (RD), M. Danderson
                   (MD), K. A. Day (KAD).
                   Board staff present: K. Dickson (KD).
                   N. Patenaude (NP), Investigator/
                   Prosecutor.
                   Witness Margaret J. Walker, MBA, BS,
                   RN, Executive Director of Board of
                   Nursing offered testimony and responded
                   to questions.
                   Hearing concluded at 11:50 a.m.


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                TOPIC                                  DISCUSSION                                    ACTION                                 FOLLOW-UP
8.0   Adjudicative (Executive Director)
      8.1 Petition for Reinstatement of
           Practice Privileges/Return of
           Licensure
           8.1.2 L. L.                     Reviewed and discussed with Respondent       M/SD, S/LM to deny petition for               MW to respond.
                 Expired #025314-24        petition for reinstatement of voluntarily    reinstatement of LNA license. Advised
                                           surrendered nursing assistant license.       Respondent to obtain employment and
                                                                                        come back to Board in one year with work
                                                                                        references.
                                                                                        Unanimous.

7.0   Adjudicative (Investigator/
      Prosecutor)
      7.3 Motion for Rehearing
           7.3.1 J. M., RN                 Reviewed and discussed. Respondent           M/HF, S/MP to deny Petitioner’s request       MW to respond.
                  #047035-21               present.                                     for rehearing.
                  Docket #05-0527-0023                                                  Unanimous.

           7.3.2 Investigator/Prosecutor   Reviewed and discussed.                      M/HF, S/MP to grant Prosecutor’s              MW to respond.
                 Objection to Motion for                                                Objection to Motion for Rehearing.
                 Rehearing                                                              Unanimous.
                                                                                        (See Docket #05-0527-0023)

4.0 Report of Executive Director/Staff
    4.7 Request for Board advice re:       Reviewed and discussed whether or not        M/LM, S/GB to prohibit ARNPs from
          Self-Prescribing                 ARNPs should be prohibited from writing      writing prescriptions for themselves or for
                                           prescriptions for themselves or for family   family members.
                                           members.                                     M/LM, S/MP to rescind motion.
                                                                                        Unanimous.

                                                                                        M/LM, S/MP to prohibit ARNPs from             To Liaison Committee for
                                                                                        self-prescribing and forward to Liaison       recommendations.
                                                                                        Committee for recommendations with
                                                                                        regard to ARNPs prescribing for family
                                                                                        members.
                                                                                        Unanimous.

8.0   Adjudicative (Executive Director)
      8.2 Petition for Removal/
          Reconsideration of Conditions
          & Restrictions
          8.2.1 A. C., LPN                 Reviewed and discussed with Respondent       M/MP, S/SD to grant petition for removal      MW to respond.

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                TOPIC                                    DISCUSSION                                   ACTION                              FOLLOW-UP
                 #008723-22                petition for removal of probation with      of probation with conditions and
                                           conditions and restrictions from LPN        restrictions from LPN license as
                                           license.                                    recommended.
                                                                                       Unanimous.

           8.2.2 T. P.r, RN, ARNP          Reviewed and discussed with Respondent      M/GB, S/SD to grant petition for removal     MW to respond.
                 #044080-21                petition for removal of probation from RN   of probation from RN and ARNP licenses.
                 #044080-23-10             and ARNP licenses.                          Unanimous.

4.0   Report of Executive Director/Staff
      4.8 Announcement of Education        FYI.
          Programs

      4.9 Request for Board advice re:     Reviewed and discussed whether or not it    M/MP, S/MD to affirm that it is not within   MW to respond.
          Pre-Induction and Pre-           is within RN scope of practice to perform   RN scope of practice to perform pre-
          Moderate Sedation Assessment     pre-induction assessment to include upper   induction assessment to include upper
          by RN’s                          airway assessment.                          airway assessment.
                                                                                       Unanimous.

      4.10 Request for Board advice re     Reviewed and discussed whether or not it    M/HF, S/KAD to refer to P & E for            Refer to P & E for recommendation.
           Paracentesis by RN’s            is within RN scope of practice to           recommendation.
                                           discontinue paracentesis infusion.          Unanimous.

      4.11 ITL Therapy/RN Scope of         Reviewed and discussed whether or not       M/MD, S/HF to affirm that ITL Therapy        MW to respond.
           Practice                        Intense Pulse Light (ITL) Therapy is        is within RN scope of practice with
                                           within RN scope of practice.                advanced training under Nur 305.01.
                                                                                       Unanimous.

      4.12 ARNP Practice Questions         Reviewed and discussed questions:
                                            If ARNP sees patient who needs            Non-Board issue; ARNP must practice          MW to respond.
                                               physical exam for federal agency that   within federal facility requirements.
                                               explicitly states exam must be from
                                               MD, would ARNP be practicing
                                               legally if ARNP did PE and MD
                                               signed or cosigned exam?
                                            In event that ARNP is awaiting            M/MP, S/SD to affirm that ARNP who           MW to respond.
                                               recertification before expiration of    has permitted national certification to
                                               ARNP license, could ARNP have MD        expire is no longer licensed as ARNP.
                                               sign ARNP notes, etc. and still         Unanimous.
                                               practice in advanced nursing?

      4.13 Practice question:              Reviewed and discussed whether or not       M/MP, S/BH for BON to approach Board         MW to respond.

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              TOPIC                                   DISCUSSION                                    ACTION                                  FOLLOW-UP
           Immunizations in the Home      RN employed by licensed home care            of Pharmacy to have them include in their
                                          agency may carry immunizations to be         rules allowance for RN’s to carry
                                          administered in home.                        immunizations to be administered in
                                                                                       home.
                                                                                       Unanimous.

      4.14 Telephone orders from          Reviewed and discussed following
           Pharmacists                    questions:
                                           Can RN carry out telephone (verbal)        M/LM, S/KAD to affirm June 2005 Board         MW to respond.
                                              order from pharmacist that has           opinion, “Verbal medication orders should
                                              reconciled medication order with         only be received directly from provider, or
                                              provider?                                the order can be faxed to nurse…”
                                           Can RN carry out order that was            Unanimous.
                                              rewritten by pharmacist after original
                                              order was reconciled by pharmacist
                                              with provider?
                                           Can nurse carry out order for
                                              medication that has been determined
                                              in formulary to be substitute by
                                              pharmacist?

      4.15 Board retreat                  Reviewed and discussed whether or not to                                                   MW to draft letter of thanks to Margaret
                                          hold Board retreat in December.                                                            Franckhauser for her input at July retreat.
                                          Suggestion of possibly holding retreat for
                                          half day at December Board meeting.                                                        Finalize plans for December retreat.


8.0   Adjudicative (Executive Director)
      8.1 Petition for Reinstatement of
          Practice Privileges/Return of
          Licensure
          8.1.3 J. J.                     Reviewed and discussed petition for          M/SD, S/GB to deny petition for               MW to respond.
                  Expired #035708-21      reinstatement of RN license.                 reinstatement of RN license until
                                                                                       Respondent appears before Board.
                                                                                       Unanimous.

9.0   Licensure
      9.3 C. A.,                          Reviewed and discussed with C. A.            M/GB, S/MP to grant temporary GPN             MW to respond.
           LPN Exam Applicant             question of whether or not permission        license and permission to sit NCLEX-PN
                                          should be granted to sit for NH licensure    examination with stipulation of random
                                          by examination.                              drug testing to be performed within six-
                                                                                       month period.

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               TOPIC                                   DISCUSSION                                     ACTION                               FOLLOW-UP
                                                                                         Unanimous.

      9.1   R. C. (expired #038697-21)     Reviewed and discussed with R. C.             M/GB, S/SD to deny request at this time.    MW to respond.
                                           request for permission to apply for and       Board recommended that Respondent seek
                                           successfully take LPN boards to reinstate     counseling with regard to anxiety problem
                                           LPN license.                                  and submit to Board evaluation from
                                                                                         physician before approval of another
                                                                                         reentry nursing program will be
                                                                                         considered.
                                                                                         Unanimous.

      9.2   C. S.                          Reviewed and discussed with C. S.             M/GB, S/SD to grant temporary GPN
            LPN Exam Applicant             whether or not to grant permission to issue   license and permission to sit NCLEX-PN
                                           GPN license and permission to sit             exam.
                                           NCLEX-PN in NH.                               Unanimous.

6.0   Report of Investigator/Prosecutor
      6.1 Open files.                      Reviewed and discussed open files.

10.0 Education
     10.3 Education issues
          10.3.2 Skill Med Services        Reviewed and discussed continuance of         M/GB, S/KAD to grant Continued              MW to respond.
                                           Skill Med LPN program with stipulation        Approval of curriculum for present Skill
                                           of finishing by November 10, 2005.            Med LPN students with stipulation that
                                           Postsecondary Education approval is not       the program is completed by November
                                           required for education structure in which     10, 2005.
                                           students form an organization and pay         Unanimous.
                                           faculty directly.
                                                                                         LPN students were commended for their
                                                                                         commitment.

8.0   Adjudicative (Executive Director)
      8.1 Petition for Reinstatement of
           Practice Privileges/Return of
           Licensure
           8.1.1 L. T.                     Reviewed and discussed petition for           M/GB, S/LM to deny petition for             MW to respond.
                  Expired #012620-22       reinstatement of LPN license.                 reinstatement of LPN license. Revocation
                                                                                         of LPN license stands until Respondent
                                                                                         appears before Board.
                                                                                         Unanimous.

      8.3   Petition for Annulment of

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               TOPIC                                 DISCUSSION                                 ACTION                             FOLLOW-UP
           Reprimand
           8.3.1 W. C., LPN              Reviewed and discussed petition for        M/SD, S/MP to grant petition for         MW to respond.
                 #005416-22              annulment of reprimand from LPN            annulment of reprimand from LPN
                                         license.                                   license.
                                                                                    Unanimous.
     8.4   Question of reciprocal
           discipline
           8.4.1 C. N., LPN              Reviewed and discussed whether or not to   M/MP, S/HF to impose reciprocal          MW to respond.
                  #013200-22             take reciprocal discipline on NH LPN       discipline on Respondent’s NH LPN
                                         license.                                   license.
                                                                                    Unanimous.

10.0 Education
     10.1 Continuing Approval
          10.1.1 Edgewood Centre         Reviewed and discussed.                    M/GB, S/MP to grant Continued Approval   MW to respond.
                 LNA Program                                                        of program and coordinator.
                                                                                    Unanimous.

           10.1.2 Coos County Nursing    Reviewed and discussed.                    M/GB, S/MP to grant Continued Approval   MW to respond.
                  Hospital                                                          of program and reviewer.
                  MNA Program                                                       Unanimous.

           10.1.3 Exeter Healthcare      Reviewed and discussed.                    M/GB, S/MP to grant Continued Approval   MW to respond.
                  LNA Program                                                       of program and coordinator.
                                                                                    Unanimous.

           10.1.4 Visiting Alliance of   Reviewed and discussed.                    M/GB, S/MP to grant Continued Approval   MW to respond.
                  VT and NH                                                         of program and coordinator.
                  LNA Program                                                       Unanimous.

           10.1.5 Riverside Rest Home    Reviewed and discussed.                    M/GB, S/MP to grant Continued Approval   MW to respond.
                  LNA Program                                                       of program and coordinator.
                                                                                    Unanimous.

           10.1.6 Plymouth Regional      Reviewed and discussed.                    M/GB, S/MP to grant Continued Approval   MW to respond.
                  Technical Center                                                  of program and coordinator.
                  LNA Program                                                       Unanimous.




     10.3 Education Issues

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              TOPIC                                  DISCUSSION                                    ACTION                                FOLLOW-UP
          10.3.1 Organizational         Reviewed and discussed request for           M/RD, S/MP to approve request as               MW to respond.
                 Change: Colby-Sawyer   organizational change at Colby-Sawyer        recommended with stipulation that Board
                 College                College as presented by Dr. Deborah          receive a report at end of first year
                                        Taylor, Academic Vice President and          describing outcomes and concerns related
                                        Dean of Faculty, Colby Sawyer College.       to change.
                                                                                     Unanimous.
     10.2 New Programs
          10.2.1 Mountain View          Reviewed and discussed.                      M/LM, S/MD to grant Initial Approval of        MW to respond.
                 Nursing Home                                                        program and coordinator. N. W. to be
                 LNA Program                                                         advised that she may not function in
                                                                                     administrative role as well as instructor in
                                                                                     program pursuant to NUR 706.07 (d).
                                                                                     Unanimous.

     10.3 Education Issues
          10.3.3 Skill Med Services     Reviewed and discussed recommendation        M/KAD, S/SD to Withdraw Board                  MW to respond.
                 LNA & MNA              for withdrawal of educational program        approval of Skill Med Services LNA
                 Programs Withdrawal    approval for Skill Med Services LNA and      Education programs, including associated
                 Recommendation         MNA programs.                                Train the Trainer and Challenge Programs
                                                                                     and Skill Med Services MNA Program.
                                                                                     Unanimous.

11.0 Committee Reports and
     Recommendations
     11.1 Liaison Committee (MP)        MP reported that September 8 meeting
                                        agenda items are:
                                         Review Palliative Care Certification
                                            Exam
                                         Review Administrative Rules
                                         Clarify recommendations about
                                            reentry proposals

     11.2 P&E Committee                 No report. Need Board staff representative   Robert Duhaime, RN to represent Board at
                                        to serve on committee.                       P&E Committee.

     11.3 HeM 1201 (MD)                 MD reported on July 28 meeting.

     11.4 Day of Discussion
          11.4.1 RN/LPN Day of          No report.
                 Discussion (JE)

          11.4.2 LNA Annual Meeting     No report.
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               TOPIC                                   DISCUSSION                      ACTION          FOLLOW-UP
                 & Conference (LR)

      11.5 ADA (JN, LM, SD)                No applicants.

      11.6 Joint Health Council (MW)       Next meeting September 6, 2005.

      11.7 Recovering Licensee             Joe Kilcullen, MS, LADC is currently                 J. Kilcullen to be scheduled for October
           Committee (KAD, BH, SD)         scheduling reviews in Board office once a            Board meeting.
                                           week. Letter sent to all LADCs in NH
                                           informing them of Road to Recovery
                                           program.

      11.8 Emergency Preparedness          Reviewed and discussed information                   MW to contact Dr. Field with additional
           Committee                       submitted by Dr. Rebecca Field on                    information.
                                           emergency preparedness.

12.0 Legislation                           Drafting rules to make compatible with
                                           NPA.

13.0 National Council                      MW reported on meeting.

15.0 Correspondence/Articles/FYIs with
     Board Staff Discussion
     15.1 Article, NH Union Leader,        FYI.
          7/19/05

      15.2 Article, Nursing Spectrum       FYI.
           “A Working Dialogue: The
           NH Day of Discussion”

      15.3 RN Continued Competence         FYI.
           Panel of Experts

      15.4 Article, Medscape               FYI.

      15.5 Information from NCSBSN         FYI.

      15.6 Two Articles, Portsmouth        FYI.
           Herald, 8/3/05
           “Nursing shortage is only
           getting worse”
           “NH has difficulty in filling

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              TOPIC                             DISCUSSION                                ACTION               FOLLOW-UP
          faculty vacancies”

     15.7 Letter Editor, Portsmouth   FYI.
          Herald, 8/05

     15.8 Registration for ANA        FYI.
          Conference

16.0 Adjournment
                                                                             Meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.
                                      Next meeting:
                                             September 15, 2005
                                             8:30 a.m.
                                             NH Board of Nursing
                                             Education Conference Room 100
                                             First Floor
                                             21 South Fruit St
                                             Concord, NH 03301


                                                                             Respectfully submitted,



                                                                             Margaret J. Walker, MBA, BS, RN
                                                                             Executive Director

                                                                             MJW/kd




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