Nurses who suffer from substance abuse or substance addiction and who are monitored by the Ohio Board of Nursing in either the confidential Alternative Program for Chemically Dependent Nurses Program or pursuant to a Consent Agreement or other public disciplinary action, are typically required to submit to random (often observed) toxicology drug screens. The screens will detect not … Continue reading What part of NO ALCOHOL don’t you understand?
Under the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, R.C. 4723.28, the Nursing Board can deny, revoke, suspend, reprimand, impose a fine or place limitations on a nursing license. To take disciplinary action against a nurse, the Nursing Board first must charge the nurse with violating some provision of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act. Notice is usually provided to … Continue reading What is a Nursing Board Consent Agreement?