As we move forward in 2017, I look forward to working with GBON
and Georgia's nurses to further improve our processes.
Mandatory reporting requires RNs and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to report violations of the Georgia Nurse Practice Act to the appropriate Board, in this instance the GBON
Moving forward, GNA will continue to explore all options to ensure adequate GBON funding.
For over a year, GNA has worked with the GBON and other external stakeholders to ensure the passage of continuing competency and mandatory reporting laws that promote patient safety, but would not be onerous upon RNs seeking licensure renewal.
In 2011, GNA helped the GBON
shape potential legislation to enact the mandatory reporting of a violation of the Georgia Nurse Practice Act.
Carter's wife Amy, GNA lobbyist Cindy Shepherd, GNA and GBON
member Mary Chatman, Rep.
In other GBON
news, as of January 1, 2012, individuals renewing their professional registered nurse licenses in Georgia must provide proof of legal residency in the U.
In 2011, the GBON
consulted GNA for its input on potential legislation, which would enact the mandatory reporting of a violation of the Georgia Nurse Practice Act.
For more information, visit the GBON
web site http://www.