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Professional Licensure: Investigation and Disciplinary Action

Brous, Edie JD, MS, MPH, RN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: November 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 11 - p 53–60
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000422256.95706.9b
Legal Clinic
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This is the second article in a three-part series on nursing boards’ disciplinary actions and what nurses need to know to maintain their license in good standing. This article discusses common reasons boards of nursing conduct investigations and take disciplinary action. The third and final article will discuss strategies for protecting your license.

The second in a three-part series on professional licensure, this article discusses common reasons boards of nursing conduct investigations and take disciplinary action.

Edie Brous is a nurse attorney in New York City and coordinator of Legal Clinic: ediebrous@aol.com. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.