Flashcards in Texas Jurisprudence Exam - Concise Review Book Deck (169)
How long do you have to report child abuse/neglect?
How long do you have to issue a birth certificate?
How long do you have to issue a death certificate?
How long do you have to report (most) communicable diseases?
How long do you have to report TB or pertussis?
How long do you have to supply medical records?
How many people are on the Texas Medical Board?
19 people (12 physicians = 9 MD, 3 DO, 7 lay-persons)
Who appoints people to the Texas Medical Board?
How long is the term of someone on the Texas Medical Board?
How often must you renew your TML?
every 2 years
Fine if 30-90 days late on renewing your TML?
Fine if 90 days to 1 year late on renewing your TML?
If you are >1 year late on renewing your TML, what must you do?
reapply for whole license again (and pay)
If you are >2 years late on renewing your TML, what additional step must be taken?
retake the JP exam
If you are practicing with an expired license (>30 days), what lawful implication?
= practicing medicine without a license = third degree felony
How much CME is required in each 24-month registration period?
48 hours (2 hours of medical ethics/professional responsibility)
How long do you have to tell TMB of name or practice address change?
Does Texas require malpractice insurance?
How long do you have to tell TMB you've been named in a malpractice suit?
30 days (your insurance does it for you if you're insured)
Do you need a "full" TML to practice telemedicine?
no (special TX telemedical license)
If you're producing, using or transporting radioactive materials (nuclear medicine, rad onc, IR onc), can you use a standard TML?
no; need an additional license for this
Doctors need to be on what list to evaluate worker's comp visits?
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) list
Physician-in-Training license for residents is specific to what?
Each institution (prelim year/residency year = two different PIT if at different institutions)
Can podiatrists admit patients to hospitals?
no; must be admitted under MD/DO
Vicarious liability means midlevel provider medical acts are the responsibility of who?
the supervising physician
Doctors can delegate outpatient prescriptive authority to how many full-time midlevels?
Doctors can delegate inpatient prescriptive authority (or if they work in a medically undeserved area) to how many full-time midlevels?
If a doctor supervises a midlevel practicing in a rural area, the doctor must visit every how often?
every 10 days (10% of the time)
Midlevels can prescribe what schedule medications?
schedule III & IV; only schedule II inpatient (anticipated LOS >24H), hospital-based ER or to hospice patients