How To Properly Petition For Reinstatement

Has your RN license been revoked? You can petition for reinstatement if you have met a few critical criteria: you’ve waited either 1 or 3 years, you have some evidence of rehabilitation, and you have continued with your CE courses. Registered Nurses will lose their RN License for two reasons – one, It is voluntarily …

Nurses with DUIs and High Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)

We consider a high blood alcohol content or BAC, anything above .16% and the higher the BAC is, the greater likelihood of formal RN License discipline by the BRN. In every DUI case I can think of that we have handled for our nurses who have a first DUI, with a BAC below a .15% …

Licensed Vocational Nurses With A DUI – How To Protect Your Nursing License.

California Licensed Vocational Nurses with a DUI Should Call RN Guardian First! A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrest is traumatic enough for the average driver but for California Licensed Vocational Nurses, it is especially devastating.  The $3500.00 fines can quadruple once the BVNPT discovers it. Your nursing license can be revoked. Your entire career …

Can I Get Hired as a LVN with DUI?

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- …

How a DUI Arrest Affects Your LVN License

1.Q: I am an LVN who just got arrested for a DUI, what should I do to best protect my CA RN license? A: You should hire an attorney to represent you at the criminal level for the DUI. The attorney needs to understand how this DUI is going to impact your vocational nursing license. …

Why a Wet Reckless Instead of a DUI is Critical for a Nurse

A wet reckless conviction looks almost exactly the same on paper as a DUI does, so why is it so important for a registered nurse to push for this result at the criminal level?… three little letters: BRN. A wet reckless is still a misdemeanor criminal conviction. Anyone looking at your criminal history will be …