Effective February 1, Nursing Board to reduce time limit for nurses to personally appear to defend

Despite efforts by Collis Law Group and others, the Ohio Board of Nursing recently voted to reduce the amount of time which may be given to legal counsel to present a disciplinary case to the Board after a nurse’s Administrative Hearing. At the November 2015 Board meeting, the Board changed its rule governing the amount … Continue reading Effective February 1, Nursing Board to reduce time limit for nurses to personally appear to defend

You have a right to counsel when meeting with a Nursing Board investigator

The role of the Ohio Board of Nursing is to regulate the practice of nursing. This entails issuing professional licenses to nurses and also investigating and imposing discipline on nurses who violate the Ohio Nurse Practice Act. Often, a nurse first learns that a complaint has been filed against them with the Nursing Board when they … Continue reading You have a right to counsel when meeting with a Nursing Board investigator

Ohio RNs and APNs, time to renew your license!

If you are licensed as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Ohio it is time to renew your professional license. As part of its electronic renewal system, the Ohio Nursing Board assigns each nurse a unique User ID and Password.  You can access this information through the Board’s website at:https://license.ohio.gov/lookup/password.aspContinue reading Ohio RNs and APNs, time to renew your license!

When should you self report to the Ohio Board of Nursing?

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?