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Accusation Against Your LVN License?

By tytanium | Feb 2, 2018

If you’ve received an accusation against your LVN license from the California BVNPT, 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? An accusation against your LVN license means that the …

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Applying for an LVN license with a Dismissed or Expunged Conviction

By tytanium | Jan 29, 2018

If you are applying for an LVN license and have a past arrest that was “dismissed” by the courts, you probably still have to disclose it to the Board of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Disclosure of a dismissed court case is a very murky, grey area of law and one that you have …

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3 Factors for an LVN with a DUI

By tytanium | Jan 29, 2018

For Licensed Vocational Nurses arrested for a DUI, remember the number 3. There are 3 moving parts to every DUI for a nurse: The Criminal DUI, the DMV or the Driver’s License, and the BVNPT with your LVN license. There are also 3 determining factors of the DUI that have the biggest impact on how …

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Happy RN Guardian Client!

By Jennifer Coalson | Jan 25, 2018

5.0 stars Posted by anonymous January 24, 2018 Wonderful and competent are understatements! She is a terrific lawyer. Thank you so much!!!

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Undisclosed DUI Conviction Showing Up on RN Livescan Fingerprints

By Jennifer Coalson | Jan 25, 2018

The BRN means it when they say that RNs must disclose a DUI conviction to them in 30 days. Failure to do so is considered unprofessional conduct and while we have been able to get around this in the past, it appears the BRN is cracking down. With the new BRN requirements for RNs to …

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Can I Get Hired as a LVN with DUI?

By tytanium | Jan 10, 2018

Can I get hired as a LVN with a DUI? Short answer: Of course! Long Answer: probably, but it will not be the most desirable job, it will depend on what the BVNPT has done to your LVN license and whether that is public record and whether you have to disclose it to the employer- …

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How Does an LVN Respond to a Gross Negligence Accusation from the BVNPT?

By tytanium | Jan 10, 2018

An Accusation from the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) is an attempt to revoke a LVN license and is usually the last step in an accusation of Gross Negligence. They do not just pop up out of nowhere and there will be many indicators before the Accusation from the BVNPT is eventually …

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Drug Diversion and Your LVN license: What You Need to Know Now

By tytanium | Jan 9, 2018

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 …

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RN License Defense Attorneys Stellar Results for 2018!

By Jennifer Coalson | Jan 9, 2018

2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for RN Guardian and our clients. RN license defense attorneys Nicole Valentine and Helen Fong are getting some FANTASTIC results. We’ve secured 2 citations and fines for DUI convictions: 1 with a BAC of .18% and the other with a .15%. We took a DUI case to …

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