Prior to going through the time, effort and expense of attending nursing school you should know if you are eligible to be licensed as a nurse if you have convicted of a crime. Under Ohio Revised Code (“ORC”) Section 4723.092, there are certain offenses, for which individuals are ineligible for licensure. ORC Section 4723.092 provides: “An … Continue reading Ohio Board of Nursing – Mandatory Disqualifying Offenses
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?
I had the opportunity to speak to a nursing school last week about the role of Ohio Board of Nursing. In preparing for the talk, I knew I would be asked "What is going to get me in trouble with the Nursing Board?". I have a pretty good idea of the types of actions that I … Continue reading What the Nursing Board really cares about ..addiction, lies and convictions