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  1. How do BON investigations work?

    I was arrested on 3 felony charges of resisting/obstructing/assaulting an officer and my criminal attorney has worked out a plea with the prosecutor to dismiss 2 of the felonies and offer one attempted resisting/obstructing/assaulting an officer char...
  2. Hello Nurse Beth, My RN license is pending/on hold due to a misdemeanor of 23 years ago. I got all the court documents to submit to IDFPR. However, I'm stuck on the personal statement I need to submit to them. I don't know how long it should be ...
  3. I received a notice of a formal complaint to BON regarding a Pt. that I was taking care of. They fell 35 - 45 min. into the night shift after I had given report to the oncoming night RN and had left the building. They're saying I left the bed alarm o...
  4. Where do I begin? I have been following this site for years and it has been a source of both comfort and anxiety. The following describes my ordeal handling a complaint against my nursing license. I was almost physically sick as I read page afte...
  5. Would licensure be possible?

    What are the potential consequences of lying to a state Board of Nursing for initial licensure; are there civil and/or criminal consequences? I am asking because a friend has bipolar disorder, and had a suicide attempt more than a decade ago. Sh...
  6. New England turned out the first formally trained nurse, Linda Richards in 1873 from New England Hospital for Women and Children Training School for Nurses. In 1873 the first nursing school in the U.S. was in New York at Bellevue Hospital that was gr...
  7. Dear Nurse Beth, I hope your day is going well. My dilemma is as follows: I am to apply to a nursing program in the state of Georgia on May 1st of this year. I was arrested on January 8th of this year for first time DUI also in Georgia. I currently h...
  8. Dear Nurse Beth, I had a BON investigation that was dismissed after 4 yrs. If any employer asks has your license ever been investigated-do you have answer yes. My attorney advised me to "move on & say that I can't remember". How do you move ...
  9. A criminal history does not mean that you cannot become a nurse, but it may mean extra work and extra expenses. If you have a previous offense, maybe you, like Ashley, must now write a letter of explanation regarding your offense or DUI to the BON. ...
  10. Hi Nurse Beth, I’m in a huge dilemma. And I think my “lack of guidance” may have really hurt me. I’m an older RN, have extensive experience in my area. Was out of bedside hospital for several years, but stayed as current as possible consulting. I re...
  11. Just over a year ago, in April of 2018, RN Carolyn Strom lost her court appeal contesting disciplinary action that was taken by her regulatory body (the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association “SRNA”) for a comment she posted on Facebook about the...
  12. Nursing licensure has been on my mind lately. I just taught an NCLEX test prep course to some recent RN grads, and there are always test questions on licensure and negligence. I had a lively discussion with my students about being reported to the boa...
  13. Address change violations!?

    Hi! long time viewer, but first time poster here so I'm not quite sure I'm posting here correctly. I got married in May and just got my name changed in the past week. I went to the BON online to renew my license (which expires at the end of this mont...
  14. I agreed to resign after an investigation into my charting showed a number of narcotic related concerns. I would pull early to save time and sometimes admin without scanning, then back time. A couple times I gave without scanning with the intent to...
  15. License Investigation

    I made a post about my husband sleeping with his girlfriend, I didn’t post a name because I didn’t know it. She made a complaint to the state board of nursing and they are investigating me! Do I need an attorney?
  16. Hi guys, I am in a real murky area when it comes to disclosure to the BRN. I currently live in CA and 9 years ago I was arrested for a fight with my sister. Ultimately, I got a lawyer, and all "charges" were dismissed. I was never convicted! Accordin...
  17. So about a month ago I came here looking for advice about being suspended for a co-sign waste discrepancy. I just got an email from HR saying they need to meet with me this is the email i copied the email... “As you were informed by your manager, **...
  18. Nurse Practitioner Restrictions

    I decided to become an ARNP because I knew it would be an empowering career. Although the work of an ARNP and Physician is similar, there are many differences. Physicians tend to use a scientific approach when addressing their patients, due to their ...
  19. Hi all! I was wondering if anyone knows when the BON would notify you of an investigation against you? Thanks!
  20. I have been under investigation for twenty months by my State Board of Nursing for twenty-four itemized complaints. One day at 5pm I was abruptly fired. No explanation was given. There had been no prior warnings, just “leave and never return.” (Se...
  21. Do you ever or have you ever put in orders without actually getting an order from the doctor? The other nurses on my unit do it all the time. Lab orders, restraints, modifying medication orders, and I've seen some even put in medication orders. I ca...
  22. Moving To Another State

    I am soon to move to Texas after graduating in May in Louisiana. I was wondering can I apply for Texas state board of nursing while I am currently living in Louisiana?
  23. Being investigated by BON

    Hi, Im being investigated for something relating to pt care. I didn’t do a part of an assessment for pt that had a rapid response on the shift before me. The pt was totally stable during my assessment and was downgraded to lower level of care....
  24. I was recently terminated from my position in a hospital. I was accused of making 2 errors during my care for patients. I don’t want to give too much detail, but one was forgetting to document something properly and another was related to assessment....

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