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MiSSiSSippi BOARD OF NURSING mississippi Board of Nursing 1080 River Oaks Drive, Suite A100 Flowood, MS 39232-9779 Phone: 601.664.9303 Facsimile: 601.664.9304 www.msbn.state.ms.us Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Board members G. Dwayne Self, RN, CRNA President Debbie Ricks, RN Secretary Merlene Myrick, RN Treasurer Nadara L. Cole, Consumer Dr. Virginia M. Crawford, Physician Opal Ezell, LPN LeKathryn Gipson, LPN Dianne Harrison-Bell, LPN Tina M. Johnson, LPN Jane Jones, RN Darlene Lindsey, RN Mazie Whalen, RN Cathy Williamson, RN, CNM Advertisements contained herein are not necessarily endorsed by the Mississippi Board of Nursing. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject advertisements for this publication. Over 53,000 copies are addressed and mailed statewide to every nurse of every degree in the state of Mississippi plus every hospital administrator and nursing school administrator in Mississippi four times a year at no cost to the nurses or citizens of the state of Mississippi. NOTiCe: While every effort is made to assure that all information contained herein is factual and complete, unfortunate errors are some- times made. Total accuracy, in every detail, cannot be guaranteed. Please notify the Board regarding inaccuracies of consequence in any information contained in this publication. Re- tractions may be printed in the next issue. tableofCONTeNTS june 2010 • vol 2 • no 4 4 8 10 19 18 16 12 The New Paradigm: Just Culture Ann Ricks, RN, BSN, Director of Investigations Paperless Licensure Latrina Gibbs McClenton, RN, BSN, MPH, Director of Licensure and Practice aPrN Online renewal Linda Sullivan, RN, DSN, PNP-BC, FNP-BC The Sedate debate: interpretation of the intent of the administration and management of moderate Sedation Position Statement Mississippi Board of Nursing’s Nurse Practice Committee Pseudophedrine…it’s Not Just for Colds Linda Sullivan, RN, DSN, PNP-BC, FNP-BC a Sneak Peek of Things to Come for aPrNs Linda Sullivan, RN, DSN, PNP-BC, FNP-BC disciplinary Summary address Change? Name Change? Question? In order to continue uninterrupted delivery of this magazine, please notify the Board of any change to your name or address. Thank You. CreaTed By: Publishing Concepts, Inc. Virginia Robertson, Publisher email@example.com 14109 Taylor Loop Road Little Rock, AR 72223 EDITION 8 FOr adverTiSiNg iNFOrmaTiON: Victor Horne firstname.lastname@example.org 501.221.9986 or 800.561.4686 ext.114 ThinkNurse.com SUMMER 2010 3 MISSION… The mission of the Mississippi Board of Nursing is to protect the public through the process of licensure and regulation of nursing.