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 …

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

Appeal the denial! There are probably one of four reasons your RN license was denied during the initial application: you have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, you didn’t disclose a conviction when you should have, you are applying for endorsement with past out of state license discipline or you had another license that …

RN License Application with a Past Conviction

Are you filling out your RN License Application with a Past Conviction? It’s that time of year again, classes are wrapping up and student nurses are getting ready to fill out their RN license applications when they realize that they must disclose a past conviction to the BRN. This always causes a bit of panic, …

Can I Be a Nurse With A DUI?

Can I Be a Nurse With A DUI? If you have a DUI, you will be able to get your RN license. If you are already a nurse, you will be able to keep your RN license following a DUI. However, there are caveats to both that you need to know. STUDENT NURSES APPLYING FOR …

Nursing Students with Past Convictions: RN License Guidelines

Nursing Students with Past Convictions: RN License Guidelines If you are getting ready to graduate from your nursing program and apply for your RN license, you are probably so excited! You’ve dedicated years to make it this far, only to learn that you may be denied your RN license because of a past misdemeanor conviction-you …