LVN student worried about licensure

  1. Hi everyone! I am an LVN student in Ca, worried about not gettting licensed because of a criminal background. I was convicted of a petty theft misdemenaor in '02, had it expunged, and am now in school. I am taking a HUGE risk with the time and money I am investing into school only to be dissappointed in the end. I spoke with the director of nursing in my program, and she seems to think I should be ok, but there is no guarantee. I have already visited the website of Ca board of LVN's, and know the whole process, etc. My question is- is there anyone out there who knows of students getting licensed with my type of conviction? I believe I was shaped and created to be a nurse, I just hope a past mistake wont prevent me from acheiving my dream!
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  3. by   TheCommuter
    My classmate, a 42 year old male, got licensed with a DUI on his record from 14 years ago. This was in Los Angeles, California.

    Another classmate got licensed in California as an LVN after being charged with possession of a firearm. But we're not really supposed to answer legal questions on this forum.

    Good luck!!!!!
  4. by   dreamgrl
    Thanks so much!
  5. by   Coloradogrl
    Is there anyone at the BNE that could answer it for you? I might be far off...but I am only a student hehehe