Anyone know of a link to check for nursing schools on probation?

  1. I was wondering if anyone knew of a link or source that would list nursing schools currently on academic probation. I am seriously considering going for my bachelor's degree (have ASN) and want to be able to check out the schools before I send them my hard earned money.....
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  3. by   NRSKarenRN
    Each state board of nursing (SBON) approves schools within the state. In PA, info is available at the SBON website
    ---check your state.

    Link to all state boards:
  4. by   deespoohbear
    I knew you would have a link. Unfortunately, Indiana does not have as much information on its site as PA. I noticed that PA also lists all the actions taken against nurses and other health care providers... I wish Indiana had something like that...especially for doctors...
  5. by   NRSKarenRN
    Indiana DOES have something like that for nurses and doctors:

    Indiana SBONursing

    Indiana websites Basic information includes:
    *license number
    *practitioner name
    *license type
    *the city and state of record provided by the practitioner
    *current status/actions, such as, active, expired, probation, suspension, revoked etc


    Indiana All professions:

    MEdicare (MC) certified Homecare agencies are required to verify physician/nursing licensure BEFORE patient seen and to make sure practitioner without Medicare restrictions....that's how I learned this stuff. We I get to work this week will post a webite that has all physician links---also good UPIN lookup sites.

    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Jan 19, '03
  6. by   deespoohbear
    Karen, I stumbled on that last night just playing around on the Access Indiana website. Thanks for all your help. Found out some very interesting information.....