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Physician licensing laws keep doctors from seeking care

November 13, 2017

Despite growing problems with psychological distress, many physicians avoid seeking mental health treatment due to concern for their license. Read more…

New Law “Compact Eligibility.” Department of Professional Regulation.

October 31, 2017

Physicians may now elect Illinois as a ‘State of Principal Licensure’ as part of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. Read more…

New law at Department of Professional Regulation for Cosmeotology

October 31, 2017

All cosmetologists, cosmetology teachers and cosmetology clinic teachers must comply with the CE hours requirement before submitting a renewal application. Read more…

IDFPR Moves to Online Applications for Physical and Occupational Therapy

October 30, 2017

Applicants for licensure in the field of dentistry are now required to submit and pay for their application online via the IDFPR. Read more…

Governor Rauner signs Anti-Preditory Lending Bill

October 30, 2017

Public Act 100-0509 modernizes and streamlines several of the processes under the Anti-Predatory Lending database (APLD) Program. Read more…

New Pharmacy Patient Counseling Rules

October 30, 2017

As of 8/18/2017, Pharmacists must provide verbal counseling to new patients, for new prescriptions, or when the dose, strength or directions have changed. Read more…

New Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Law

January 5, 2017

Licensees who have criminal backgrounds Read more…

Temporary Optometry Licensure

January 5, 2017

Temporary Optometry New Law Read more…


October 24, 2015

Congratulations to James B. Goldberg on having been named as guest speaker at the Capital Area School of Practical Nursing. Read more…


October 23, 2015

James was also pleased to have recently been a guest lecturer at the Emergency Nurses Association, speaking to over 100 students. If you are interested in having James speak at your event, please contact us. Read more…

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