Ken Carlson Blog
Posted by Ken Carlson on April 18, 2014
California’s Board of Registered Nursing in Sacramento is hoping for a smoother licensing process now that an online application system is activated.
Russ Heimerich, an agency spokesman, said applicants who are preparing to graduate from nursing programs in May are starting to apply for testing dates, the first step for obtaining a license needed to start work.
The BreEZe portal on the nursing board’s site, www.rn.ca.gov, enables them to enter their information and pay their fees with a credit card, the spokesman said.
Posted by Ken Carlson on April 4, 2014
State lawmakers are proposing reform bills to strengthen oversight of residential elder care facilities, an issue brought into sharper focus in Modesto last year.
Posted by Ken Carlson on March 22, 2014
Those who work in the behavioral sciences are waiting for a longer time than nurses to obtain state licenses.
Posted by Ken Carlson on March 8, 2014
The third annual Turlock Government Night will be an opportunity for federal, state and local elected officials to listen to their constituents. The event is set for March 20 at California State University, Stanislaus.
Posted by Ken Carlson on March 1, 2014
The Covered California exchange was sorting out the impacts from a software malfunction during a three-day period last month that affected more than 20,000 health insurance applicants.
Posted by County PulseKen Carlsonkcarlson@modbee.com on February 24, 2014
The Ceres City Council could give its support to the proposed countywide road tax if the long-awaited rebuild of the Mitchell Road and Highway 99 interchange receives funding through the sales tax.
Posted by Ken Carlson on February 21, 2014
A dedication and open house for Stanislaus County’s psychiatric health facility in Ceres is set for Tuesday. The 16-bed care facility is designed for short-term stays for patients in emotional crisis. It will provide a less intensive level of care than Doctors Behavioral Health Center on Claus Road.