background checks

  1. I have a couple of questions involving background checks.
    There are several questions asked when you fill out the application to take the NCLEX. 1. Abuse- will a complaint from neighbors will keep you from taking boards even if nothing was found? From what I understand your name is on the state abuse list even though it was a false report. 2. Mental illness- will getting psych help or being in a institution for depression and PTSD will keep you from taking boards?
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  3. by   MollyMo
    I think they look for felony convictions. Not accusations. And I know plenty of nurses who are being treated for depression.

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