What are common complaints filed against nursing licenses?

  • Diversion of prescription narcotic medications from the workplace.
  • Failure to follow wasting procedures for narcotic medications.
  • Overuse/multiple prescriptions for prescribed narcotic medication.
  • Mental health issues that affect work performance.
  • Physical health issues that affect work performance.
  • Conviction of a criminal offense (assault, drunk driving, fraud, etc.).
  • Neglect of clients or patients.
  • Departure from minimal standards of acceptable prevailing medical practice.
  • Failure to meet patient record documentation standards.
  • Failure to fully assess a patient or client's needs.
  • Fraudulent billing.
  • Exposure of privileged communications.
  • False advertising.
  • Violating professional boundaries with a patient or client, including sexual conduct.
  • Failure to pay student loans secured by the state or federal government.
  • Being fired from a job for cause.
  • Dismissal from the Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP) for failure to comply with your participation agreement.
  • Practicing beyond your licensed scope of practice.
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