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Nurse and DUI? Here’s what happens next:

By Jennifer Coalson | Jul 25, 2016

Nurse and DUI? Here’s what happens next:  A nurse, a firefighter and a lawyer walk into a bar…  what, you haven’t heard this one? Wait, that’s because it isn’t really a joke.  If a firefighter and a nurse and DUI happens, they may both lose their careers if they don’t have the right lawyer defending …

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How a DUI Arrest Affects Your RN License

By Jennifer Coalson | Jul 25, 2016

How a DUI Arrest Affects Your RN License 1.Q: I am an RN who just got arrested for a DUI, what should I do to best protect my CA RN license? A: You should hire an attorney to represent you at the criminal level for the DUI. The attorney needs to understand how this DUI is …

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Get the Facts About the Diversion Program

By Jennifer Coalson | Jul 25, 2016

Get the Facts About the Diversion Program Q. I received a letter from the Board of Nursing offering me the Diversion Program, because I am being accused of taking medication from my facility due to some waste discrepancies. What should I do? A: This a very personal decision… if you have some meds that can’t be …

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What are the Pros and Cons of the Diversion Program?

By Jennifer Coalson | Jul 25, 2016

What are the Pros and Cons of the Diversion Program? By: Jennifer Coalson-Perez, Executive Director RN Guardian, Mystery-Solver Extraordinaire How does a California Registered Nurse make an informed decision regarding whether or not to enter the BRN’s Diversion program, if it doesn’t sound like it is even an option? If you’ve received this letter “offering” …

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Recently Livescan Fingerprinted and Now Received an Intervention Letter from the BRN?

By Jennifer Coalson | Jul 6, 2016

Recently Livescan Fingerprinted and Now Received an Intervention Letter from the BRN? If you are a California registered nurse and have recently been required to submit a new set of fingerprints to the BRN and you have a past conviction that you did not disclose, you will likely receive an intervention letter from the BRN …

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Will a DUI Cause My Nursing License to be Revoked?

By Jennifer Coalson | May 2, 2016

Will a DUI cause my nursing license to be revoked? If you are a California Registered Nurse who has recently been arrested for a DUI, this question has been burning in your mind since you saw the flashing blue and red and they pulled you over. You thought about it all the way to the …

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What is the California’s Board of Nursing (BRN) Disciplinary Process?

By Jennifer Coalson | Apr 18, 2016

BRN Disciplinary Process The following is a non-exhaustive list of reasons the CA BRN may discipline your RN License. The recommended discipline in ALL of the following cases is revocation or suspension of the RN license. Incompetence or gross negligence. To direct another or to personally falsify and/or make grossly incorrect, grossly inconsistent, or unintelligible entries …

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Another Positive RN Guardian Testimonial!

By Jennifer Coalson | Apr 1, 2016

Another Positive RN Guardian Testimonial! Jennifer, You most likely don’t remember me. My name is Kerstin and I was charged with a DUI for prescription medications and other crimes against humanity. (LOL) I would just like to advise all the nurses out there to talk with you before taking any actions. Receiving a diversion letter …

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If My RN License Was Taken Away, Can It Ever Be Reinstated?

By Jennifer Coalson | Mar 7, 2016

Short answer: yes. Long answer: It is far easier and less expensive to keep the license from being revoked in the first place.   RN Licenses can be revoked for all number of violations of the Nurse Practice Act (NPA), from first time DUI convictions, to gross negligence for mischarging or wasting errors, to giving …

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How Does a Second DUI Affect My RN License?

By Jennifer Coalson | Jan 29, 2016

How Does a Second DUI Affect My RN License? Any DUI is considered a violation of the Nurse Practice Act because it is using alcohol in a manner that is dangerous to one’s self or others. A first time DUI misdemeanor conviction can sometimes result in a citation and fine from the Board of Registered …

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Drug Diversion and Your RN license: What You Need to Know Now

By Jennifer Coalson | Jan 14, 2016

Drug Diversion If you have, or are suspected of diverting medication from your employer, “Drug Diversion” can mean 2 separate things. The first is following a criminal investigation and prosecution, you are offered Drug Diversion from the courts or what is known as a deferred judgment (CA Penal Code 1000). A deferred judgment means that …

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How Does an RN Respond to a Gross Negligence Accusation from the BRN?

By Jennifer Coalson | Jan 11, 2016

How Does an RN Respond to a Gross Negligence Accusation from the BRN? An Accusation from the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) is an attempt to revoke a RN license and is usually the last step in an accusation of Gross Negligence. They do not just pop up out of nowhere and there will be …

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