DLA(LEGAL) - EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE: EVALUATION

End-of-Course Evaluations

Nursing Peer Review Committee

  1. For vocational nurses, if the person regularly employs, hires, or contracts for the services of eight or more nurses; and
  2. For professional nurses, if the person regularly employs, hires, or contracts for the services of eight or more nurses, at least four of whom are registered nurses.
  1. The evaluation of the accuracy of a nursing assessment and observation and the appropriateness and quality of the care rendered by a nurse;
  2. A report made to a nursing peer review committee concerning an activity under the committee's review authority;
  3. A report made by a nursing peer review committee to another committee or to the board as permitted or required by law;
  4. Implementation of a duty of a nursing peer review committee by a member, an agent, or an employee of the committee; and
  5. The provision of information, advice, and assistance to nurses and other persons relating to:
    1. The rights and obligations of and protections for nurses who raise care concerns or report under Chapter 301 or other state or federal law;
    2. The rights and obligations of and protections for nurses who request nursing peer review under this chapter;
    3. Nursing practice and patient care concerns; and
    4. The resolution of workplace and practice questions relating to nursing and patient care.

North Central Texas College

DLA(LEGAL)-LJC

UPDATE 33

DATE ISSUED: 12/5/2017