If you are a licensee of the Ohio Board of Nursing who is subject to an Ohio Board of Nursing Consent Agreement or Order, Covid-19 might affect your ability to comply with certain requirements of your Consent Agreement or Order including, but not limited to, submitting to random drug testing (for example, if a test … Continue reading Covid-19 and Compliance with Ohio Board of Nursing Consent Agreements and Orders
The renewal window for registered nurse (“RN”) and advanced practice registered nurse (“APRN”) licenses issued by the Ohio Board of Nursing (“Board”) begins Monday, July 1, 2019, and ends on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Renewal is completed online using the Ohio eLicense system.
Reminder to all LPNs: Renewal of Ohio licensed practical nurse (“LPN”) licenses began on July 1, 2018 and ends on October 31, 2018. At this time, you have less than a week left to renew your license. It is a disciplinable offense to engage in the practice of nursing having failed to renew a nursing … Continue reading REMINDER – Ohio Licensed Practical Nurses: Renew Your Nursing License Now
Renewal of Ohio licensed practical nurse (“LPN”) licenses begins on July 1, 2018 and ends on October 31, 2018. It is recommended to renew as soon as possible. It is a disciplinable offense to engage in the practice of nursing having failed to renew a nursing license. An Ohio LPN license which is not renewed … Continue reading Ohio Licensed Practical Nurses: It Is Time To Renew Your Nursing License
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
This month, Ohio LPNs will be mailed instructions by the Ohio Board of Nursing on how to renew their LPN license on-line. The Board will mail the instructions to the address that you previously provided to the Board as your address of record. If you do not timely receive the instructions, you should contact the Board immediately. If you do … Continue reading Ohio LPNs – time to renew your license!
In my practice I receive calls each week from nervous and frightened nurses who have been contacted either by telephone or letter from a Nursing Board or even Pharmacy Board investigator. The question I am always asked is: Do I have to talk with the investigator? First, never speak with investigators without competent legal counsel. … Continue reading What do I do when contacted by a Nursing Board Investigator?