RN Accused of Diverting Medication?

RN accused of diverting medication? If you are a registered 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 RN. REPORTED TO THE BRN If …

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 …

BRN Attorney- RN License Defense

BRN Attorney- RN license defense If you are a registered nurse facing license discipline or investigation from the BRN, the attorney you choose really matters. You need a BRN attorney: attorneys who are laser-focused on defending RNs from BRN action. This may seem so apparent that it shouldn’t require an entire blog piece, but I …

RN License Defense Attorneys- The Lawyer Matters

If you are a registered nurse facing license discipline or investigation from the BRN, the attorney you choose really matters. You need  RN License Defense Attorneys and no one else. This may seem so apparent that it shouldn’t warrant an entire blog piece, but I often get calls from RNs wanting a second opinion, an …

The RN Retaliatory Gross Negligence or Incompetence Complaint to the BRN

The RN Retaliatory Gross Negligence or Incompetence Complaint to the BRN Registered nurses assume that if they are careful in their charting, careful giving and wasting medication, fastidious in following doctor’s orders and if they are good nurses loved by their patients, they won’t ever have to worry about the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). …

Get the Facts About the Diversion Program

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 …

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

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 …

Drug Diversion and Your RN 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 …