Licensed Vocational Nurses With A DUI – How To Protect Your Nursing License.

California Licensed Vocational Nurses with a DUI Should Call RN Guardian First! A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrest is traumatic enough for the average driver but for California Licensed Vocational Nurses, it is especially devastating.  The $3500.00 fines can quadruple once the BVNPT discovers it. Your nursing license can be revoked. Your entire career …

My Nursing License Is Being Investigated By The BVNPT

What Can I Expect? What is the Process? I am asked this question multiple times a day; mostly from Licensed Vocational Nurses who are in various phases of the investigation process with the Board of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). The following is what one should expect if your nursing license is being investigated …

What Do I Do if My LVN License Application Was Denied?

Ever wondered what you can do if your LVN license application is denied? Appeal the denial! There are probably one of four reasons your LVN license was denied during the initial application to the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians: You have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony You didn’t disclose a conviction …

My RN License was Revoked, Can I Petition for Reinstatement?

If your RN license was revoked, you can petition for reinstatement if you have met a few critical criteria: you’ve waited either 1 or 3 years, you have some evidence of rehabilitation and you have continued with your CE courses. Registered nurses will lose their RN licenses for 2 reasons: 1.) they voluntarily surrender the …

Letter from the BRN?

If you received a letter from the BRN, it is either because you’ve received notice you are being licensed as a Registered Nurse, it is time to renew your RN license, or there is trouble brewing. The California Board of Registered Nursing really only sends out mail for the following reasons: confirmation of licensure renewal …

Don’t Call The BRN for Legal Advice Regarding Your RN License

Please Do Not Call The BRN for Legal Advice Regarding Your RN License The Board of Registered Nursing cannot give legal advice, so please do not call them for advice on legal matters that may impact your RN license; here is a recent example. RN Guardian had a potential client call us regarding a required …

The RN License Defense Attorney Who Gets It

Any California Registered nurse who finds themselves in need of an RN License defense attorney to represent them before the BRN, should be looking for a few critical things: An attorney with BRN and RN License defense experience. This is the most important. A RN License defense attorney who has handled a case like yours. BRN …