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  1. 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...
  2. Dear Nurse Beth, I have recently graduated from school as an LPN. I just received a letter from state board of nursing saying my background reveals prior arrests, It states that they need a statement on why I fail to disclose the information. I have ...
  3. 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...
  4. 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. Y...
  5. 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 licen...
  6. Hello All, I am just about to graduate nursing school. I am at the point where we are finishing up paperwork and registering for the NCLEX. Due to a misdemeanor charge that I plead guilty to about 11 years ago, I need to include an explanation letter...