Board of Registered Nursing Audit Report Released to the Public

By Kendra J. Muller On June 30, 2020, California State Auditor, Elaine M. Howle, released an investigative audit report finding that the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) delivered a falsified report in response to a 2016 audit concerning the number Continue reading

Board of Registered Nursing’s Executive Officer Resigns Amidst Sexual Harassment Allegations

By Shana Sobel On February 14, 2020, the Executive Officer (EO) of the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), Dr. Joseph Morris, officially resigned. Loretta Melby was sworn in as acting EO at the February 20, 2020 Board meeting.  The Sacramento Continue reading

Board of Registered Nursing Submits Progress Report to the Legislature Regarding Implementation of its Comprehensive Continuing Education Plan

By Shana Sobel On January 1, 2020, the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN or Board) submitted its progress report to the legislature on the Implementation of the Comprehensive Continuing Education Plan for Approving and Disapproving Continuing Education Opportunities. BRN submitted Continue reading

Bill Seeking to Allow Nurse Practitioners to Perform Services Without Physician Supervision Gains Momentum

By Shana Sobel AB 890 (Wood), as amended January 23, 2020, is a two-year bill that would add Article 8.5 (commencing with section 2837.100), and would repeal Section 2837.101, of the Business and Professions Code to authorize a nurse practitioner Continue reading