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Accusation Against Your RN License?

By Jennifer Coalson | Sep 20, 2022

If you’ve received an Accusation against your RN license from the Board of Registered Nursing in California, Arizona, or Texas, there are a few things you must know; the most important being that you very likely won’t have your nursing license revoked or suspended, despite what it says.     WHAT DOES THE ACCUSATION MEAN? …

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Nurse holding up hand with STOP on his palm and words The AZBN ADT (Alternative to Discipline): Do Not Submit

The AZBN ATD (Alternative to Discipline): Do NOT Submit

By Jennifer Coalson | Sep 15, 2022

According to the American Nurses Association, roughly 10-20% of nurses may have substance abuse problems. So if you feel you might be in that demographic, you might want to know about the AZBN ATD (Alternative to Discipline) program.   Why This Matters to You If you are struggling with substance abuse, the last thing you …

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The California Board of Registered Nursing Strategic Plan

By Jennifer Coalson | Sep 8, 2022

The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) has announced its Strategic Plan for 2022-2025. They use this plan to guide the direction they want to go and measure how successful they are at reaching their goals. So let’s examine how their plan will affect you and your work. Licensing Changes Good news here! The Board …

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Revocation of A Nursing License

By Jennifer Coalson | Jun 14, 2022

Revocation of a nursing license is actually an incredibly rare occurrence among our clients. In fact, for the thousands of nurses our attorneys have represented, only a couple have had their RN licenses revoked. WHEN DOES Revocation of a Nursing License OCCUR? The Board of Nursing (BRN) cannot revoke your RN license without first filing …

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Petitioning for Reinstatement After Surrendering Your License

By Jennifer Coalson | Jun 2, 2022

Petitioning for Reinstatement after surrendering your license is a something we get asked about all the time. Here’s an all too common scenario: A nurse has an accusation filed against their RN license by the BRN for any number of reasons: from a simple DUI to some charting errors to medication discrepancies and allegations of …

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Can You Apply for a Nursing License in California With a Suspended License in Another State?

By Jennifer Coalson | May 31, 2022

Can you apply for a nursing license in California if you have a suspended license in another state?

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The Collateral Consequences of COVID Burnout

By Jennifer Coalson | Apr 29, 2022

Bearing the brunt of a global pandemic for the last two years has left nurses shell-shocked, depleted, and burned out. With COVID hospitalizations on the decline, nurses are finally able to catch a breath and return to some semblance of normalcy in the workplace, but this breather is fraught with its own pitfalls. The collateral …

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Understanding the Arizona State Board of Nursing

Guide to Understanding the Arizona State Board of Nursing

By Jennifer Coalson | Apr 5, 2022

Understanding the Arizona State Board of Nursing

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Understanding The California Board of Registered Nursing

By Jennifer Coalson | Apr 5, 2022

If you’re familiar with our content here at RN Guardian, you’re likely familiar with the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) ‘s enforcement division – aka a nurse’s worst nightmare. However, the BRN does so much more than investigations. The BRN is responsible for regulating almost every aspect of nursing practice. What is the California …

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