Is It Worth It to Get Your DUI Expunged?

  If you are a nurse with a DUI conviction, we need to talk. You might be on probation or not allowed to work at all. If it happened long enough ago that you are back to work, you may still have this cloud hanging over you. Or maybe you recently finished nursing school, and …

What’s the Difference Between a DUI and Wet Reckless

You probably already know what a DUI is, driving under the influence (of alcohol or drugs). It’s a severe offense and could cost you your nursing license. A “wet reckless” is considered a lesser offense and is similar to reckless driving, except your criminal record will have a note that drugs and/or alcohol were involved. …

BEWARE: Don’t Become A Victim To A BRN Scam

It’s a scam! Here at RN Guardian, we want to ensure that you are always aware of scams and how to avoid them. We know that many nurses fall victim to these types of hoaxes every year. This is precisely why we want you to be aware of the signs so that you can protect …

The Ultimate Guide for Nursing Students Facing the BRN

A DUI is not one that anyone is proud of and can get in the way of your future goals. Mistakes happen, and if they are in the past or occur during nursing school, it doesn’t mean that you’ve wasted years of schooling. It’s best to avoid a DUI. But if you have a DUI …

The Guide for Deans and Directors: Helping Nurses Survive the BRN

As a Dean and Director of a nursing school, you are the primary advocate and leader in providing educational advice, training, and helpful resources to nursing students working towards their dream careers. During their nursing program, nurses may face many challenges that could get in the way of graduating and reaching their goals, such as …

Applying for a License with an Old Conviction?

If you are applying for a new RN or LVN license with a prior conviction that’s more than 7 years old, you may want to hold off until July 2020. A new law AB 2138 passed, but does not take effect, until July 1, 2020, that closes a HUGE loophole in the existing policy for …

RN Applicant Success Testimonial

5.0 stars Posted by anonymous November 1, 2017 Calling Nicole Valentine was the smartest thing I could have done. Being a new grad with past convictions, I knew I would have numerous hoops to jump through in order to receive my license. Nicole walked me through the whole process and explained all possible outcomes. I …