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10.27.26.00.htm 10.27.26.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 27 BOARD OF NURSING Chapter 26 Sanctioning Guidelines Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-606, 8-205(a)1) 8-316, 8-6A-10, and 8-6B-18, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.27.26.01.htm 10.27.26.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter shall be used by the Board as a guide for sanctioning licensees and certificate holders in formal and informal disciplinary proceedings.B. The Board shall take into consideration a range of activity within certain types of conduct rather than assigning particular sanctions to each specific violation.C. There may be conduct by a licensee or certificate holder that does not fall squarely within a particular category of misconduct contained in Regula
10.27.26.02.htm 10.27.26.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Board” means the Maryland State Board of Nursing.. 2) “Certificate holder” means an individual who has been issued a certificate by the Board to practice as a certified nursing assistant or a certified medication technician.3) “Conditions” means any requirements in a public or nonpublic order that a licensee or certificate holder is required to satisfy, which include, but
10.27.26.03.htm 10.27.26.03. 03 Application.. A. This chapter is not applicable to cases in which the Board, after investigating a matter, decides to issue a public advisory letter in lieu of discipline in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §8-317(h) or 8-6B-19(h) Annotated Code of Maryland.B. This chapter is not applicable to:. 1) An individual seeking an initial license or certificate; or. 2) The summary suspension of a licensee or certificate holder under State Government Article, §10-22
10.27.26.04.htm 10.27.26.04. 04 Aggravating and Mitigating Factors.. A. Depending on the facts and circumstances of each case, and to the extent that the facts and circumstances apply, the Board may consider aggravating and mitigating factors in determining whether the sanction in a particular case should fall outside the range of sanctions established by the sanctioning guidelines set forth in Regulation .07 of this chapter.B. Aggravating factors include, but are not limited to:.
10.27.26.05.htm 10.27.26.05. 05 Imposition of a Monetary Penalty.. A. Instead of or in addition to a reprimand, probation, suspension, or revocation, the Board may impose a monetary penalty in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §8-316(b) 8-6A-10(b) or 8-6B-20, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Subject to consideration of the aggravating and mitigating factors set forth in Regulation .04 of this chapter, if the Board elects to impose a monetary penalty, the Board shall use the sanctioning
10.27.26.06.htm 10.27.26.06. 06 Payment of a Monetary Penalty.. A. The licensee or certificate holder shall pay any monetary penalty imposed by the Board under the provisions of this chapter:1) By cashier’s check or money order made payable to the Board;. 2) Within 60 days of the date of the order; and. 3) In person or by certified mail to the Board.. B. The Board shall pay all monies collected by the Board under the provisions of this chapter into the General Fund of the State.C. Filing an appeal under
10.27.26.07.htm 10.27.26.07. 07 Sanctioning Guidelines.. Subject to the provisions of this chapter, the Board may impose sanctions for violations of the Maryland Nurse Practice Act and its regulations according to the guidelines set forth in the following categories:A. Abuse ― Physical and Psychological.. Severity. Tier/Conduct. Sanction Range. Monetary Penalty Range. Minimum. Maximum. Least. to. Greatest. 1) Unacceptable behavior directed to an individual, resulting in minimal harm or a risk of harm.
10.27.26.9999.htm 10.27.26.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 16, 2012 (39:7 Md. R. 492).
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