There are certain matters which must be disclosed to the Ohio Board of Nursing (“Board”) by a nurse license applicant or a nurse who is renewing their license. The Board’s nurse license application and renewal application includes, but is not limited to, questions concerning felonies, certain misdemeanors, incompetency, professional licensure actions or investigations, mental illness, … Continue reading Disclosures to the Ohio Board of Nursing
Happy New Year! Over this holiday weekend, I have received calls from several health care professionals who have been charged with a DUI inquiring how or whether a criminal charge may affect their license to practice as a nurse in Ohio. First, it is important to understand that the Ohio Nursing Board may take a disciplinary … Continue reading How a DUI may affect your Ohio nursing license
In certain instances, it may be beneficial to self-report to the Nursing Board, even if not required by law. How and when should this be done? There are no simple answers. In Ohio, the Nursing Board can take a disciplinary action against a nurse who has been convicted of a felony, a misdemeanor committed in the … Continue reading When should you self report to the Ohio Board of Nursing?