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Three Things to Consider when Applying for, or Renewing, a Nursing License in SC

December 26, 2018 by SC Nursing License Defense

Do I need a South Carolina Nursing License? If you are licensed as a nurse in South Carolina, you are already familiar with the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act, your corresponding scope of practice, and what the South Carolina Board of Nursing expects from you. If you are applying for

Renewing Your South Carolina Dental License

December 26, 2018 by SC Dental License Defense

It's time to renew your South Carolina Board of Dentistry License. South Carolina dentists and dental hygienists are required to renew their license to practice dentistry every two years. South Carolina dentists and dental hygienists are currently in the active renewal period. Your dental license must be renewed on or before

Advance Practice Nurses Receive Green Light to Prescribe Schedule II Medications

September 19, 2018 by Robyn W. Madden

Counseling and Defending Licensed South Carolina Nurses            South Carolina has placed an increased focus over the past couple of years related to pain management and prescribing controlled medication.  In late 2017, The Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Nursing, and Board of Dentistry issued revised pain management guidelines delineating...

South Carolina Contractor's Board: The Cease and Desist

December 19, 2017 by Robyn W. Madden

Defending Your Right to Work: Challenging a South Carolina Contractor's Board Cease and Desist It may be no surprise that the practice of contracting in South Carolina is heavily regulated. In South Carolina, the Contractor's Board regulates general and mechanical contracting, burglar and fire alarms, and fire protection.  As a...

South Carolina Real Estate Commission Background Check Requirements Enhanced

December 04, 2017 by Robyn W. Madden

SC Real Estate Commission Increases Monitoring to Protect the Public This past May, Governor Henry McMaster signed into law enhanced background check requirements for applicants seeking licensure with, and licensees regulated by, the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. Impacted prospective and existing licensees include the following: salesmen; brokers; broker-in-charge; property...

SCRIPTS System Mandatory For SC Licensed Professionals

July 16, 2017 by SC Physician Defense

SCRIPTS System Must be Reviewed to Prescribe Schedule II Medication On May 19, 2017, Governor Henry McMaster signed into law the mandate that all licensed professionals with prescriptive authority, including physicians, physician assistants, dentists, optometrists, advanced practice nurses and podiatrists, implement and review a patient's history in the South Carolina...