Choose one of the following licensure statutes in Texas:
- Texas Hospital Licensing Law
- Texas Medical Practice Act
- Texas Nursing Practice Act
What is the mission of the department/agency?
Identify the department or agency authorized to implement licensure and other responsibilities under the statute.
How is the licensee or profession defined?
What is the composition of the department/agency, membership requirements, and tenure, if applicable.
What are the powers and duties of the department/agency?
What are the key requirements for licensure?
What are the department’s/agency’s responsibilities regarding complaint investigation and disposition?
What disciplinary authority does the department/agency have?
How does the role of the department/agency further the quality of healthcare in the State of Texas?
Your written discussion is limited to 500 words or less. Provide a final Word Count with your submission.
This writing assignment is due by 6/20/20, 11:59pm.
The grading rubric for this assignment is as follows:
20% for actual writing and presentation (sentence structure, proper grammar, spelling and editing)
30% for accurately stating the law, including any case support from the reading
50% for the analysis supporting your decision