Past DUI...getting nevada license

  1. hi...i have just put in my application for my LPN license, I just moved here from Ohio. I have my Ohio LPN license. I had a DUI in september,very foolish mistake on my part...i paid my fines, did a mandatory 3 days in jail. I submitted all the court documents and a letter of reference from my past employer. would anyone have any knowledge on if this could be a major roadblock to me getting my nevada license?? thanks
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  3. by   sirI
    questions 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 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

    good luck.