Can I Get Hired as a LVN with DUI?

Can I get hired as a LVN with a DUI? Short answer: Of course! Long Answer: probably, but it will not be the most desirable job, it will depend on what the BVNPT has done to your LVN license and whether that is public record and whether you have to disclose it to the employer- …

How Does an LVN Respond to a Gross Negligence Accusation from the BVNPT?

An Accusation from the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) is an attempt to revoke a LVN 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 many indicators before the Accusation from the BVNPT is eventually …

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

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 …

LVN with a DUI Receives No Disclipline From BVNPT!

5.0 stars Posted by Dolores December 12, 2017 Helen always treated me with absolute professionalism, courtesy, and respect! I would absolutely recommend her / RN Guardian to Any NURSE in need of DUI Assistance. They supported & reassured me every step of the way!

LVN Accused of Diverting Medication?

If you are a licensed vocational nurse and have been recently accused of diverting medication, there are only 2 scenarios: 1.) you did it, 2.) you didn’t. I have seen a great deal of both and neither of the scenarios are so great for the LVN. REPORTED TO THE BVNPT If you have been accused …

How a DUI Arrest Affects Your LVN License

1.Q: I am an LVN 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 going to impact your vocational nursing license. …

LVN with a DUI

Nurses are one of the very few professional license holders who must worry more about their LVN licenses than their driver’s licenses, when they are arrested for a DUI. The Board of Licensed Vocational Nursing (BLVNPT) can revoke a LVN license for a first time DUI arrest. If you are a LVN with a recent …

LVN License Revocation for a 4 year old .88% BAC DUI

These are the stories that break my heart, as the owner of a company that defends nurses’ licenses. I received a call from a LVN today who is on probation and has had a petition to revoke probation filed against her. She is definitely in jeopardy of losing her LVN license and there is absolutely …

LVN License Defense Attorneys

LVN License Defense Attorneys- the lawyer matters If you are a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) facing license discipline or investigation from the BVNPT, the attorney you choose really matters. This may seem so obvious that it shouldn’t require an entire blog piece, but I often get calls from LVNs wanting a second opinion, an alternative …