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Patient abandonment is grounds for nursing license discipline.  In general, a nurse knows it is mandatory to finish a shift.  This includes giving a report to the incoming nurse.  Leaving assigned patients during a care period without arranging continued nursing care, is a clear form of patient abandonment.   But other nursing situations  constitute patient abandonment….

This blog tackles the intricacies of answering  “Screening Question #6” on the RN and LPN  Application For License: Have you ever been convicted, adjudged guilty by a court, pled guilty,  pled no lo contendere, or entered an Alford plea to any crime, whether or not sentence was imposed, excluding traffic violations? The answer in general…

The Intervention Program is a non-disciplinary consent agreement.  It is a life vest for impaired nurses facing a substance abuse complaint. Its tough, but take it. Alcohol and controlled substance complaints rank second in the  disciplinary category for Missouri nurses in fiscal year 2020. Your employer must  file a complaint if you test positive in…

The Board of Nursing  sent you a letter.  A complaint  was made on your Nursing License. You must submit a notarized written statement in 30 days.  This post explains why you need the help of a Nursing License Defense Lawyer. How Much Should A Nurse Say in the Written Statement? Think long and hard about…

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