TARALYNN R. MACKAY, R.N., J.D., is a partner in the Austin, Texas law firm of McDonald, Mackay & Weitz, LLP where her practice focuses on administrative law (specializing in the representation of health care professionals before their regulatory boards). Ms. Mackay is Board Certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Mackay has represented nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing for over 11 years. She is a former Assistant General Counsel and Staff Attorney for the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and Physician Assistant Examiners. As both a Nurse and an Attorney, Ms. Mackay is aware of the unique situations nurses find themselves. Ms. Mackay has been a Registered Nurse since 1985 with a background in ICU, Transplant ICU, CCU and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Ms. Mackay is a frequent author, in both newsletters and books, on nursing issues. She is a well-respected national lecturer on nursing issues where her dynamic presentation style has earned her many repeat attendees.
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