Prior Arrest and Nursing - page 2
I just passed the LPN boards in the State of IL and was waiting for my name to show up on the IDPR site. Well I get a letter stating that I was arrested in 1993 (picked up by FBI fingerprints). Until... Read More
Mar 25, '10 by TheCommuter, BSN, RN Senior Moderatorquestions we seem to be encountering more and more often have to do with the effects of a criminal history on nursing licensure:
- is it possible to become licensed as a nurse if you have a criminal history?
- is it possible to become licensed as a nurse if you have a dui or other related charges?
- what happens if you are charged or convicted of a crime after licensure?
- can i go to nursing school and/or be licensed if my record has been sealed or expunged?
these are questions that the members of allnurses.com cannot answer. the only reliable source of information is your state board of nursing.
please refer to this thread for other information:
nursing licensure with a criminal history