Many people who are trying to get a nursing license will try to cut corners and end up getting investigated by the Nursing Board and also sometimes criminally because a lot of the documents that people are signing are documents that are under penalty of perjury.
Therefore, if you sign the documents and you lie about the contents of the documents then you can be prosecuted criminally. Believe it or not, prosecutors take this sort of stuff very seriously because you're seeking a license where you have other people's lives in your hands.
You are part of a system that is trying to help protect the public and render medical aid to the public. So, not only do doctors have a responsibility to the public, so do nurses or anybody in the medical field.
Loss of Nursing License
I've handled a lot of people who were first investigated administratively where they could lose their nursing license or whatever license they hood related to the health care field, and then sometimes tat is turned into a criminal prosecution.
So, what I always have an eye out for if the Nursing Board is attempting to get a statement from you and is attempting to investigate your license.
Then, obviously, I want to keep an eye out to make sure not only do you not lose your license, but also that you don't get prosecuted criminally
Clearly, a criminal prosecution could result in a conviction, could result in jail time, community service and then you'd probably end up losing your license anyway. The criminal court has the power.
The judge could suspend your license and could block you from practicing in the medical field if he or she feels that you have violated your trust to the public.
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What I usually have you do is come in. You probably either got a letter or have been contacted by and investigator. We will sit down and I will ask that you be honest with me — tell me the truth about what is going on. Did you cheat related to your school? Did you do what they're claiming that you did?
Or, do they have it wrong? Sometimes they get it wrong. Sometimes it needs to be explained to them.
So, before we sit down and allow you to make any statements, obviously I am going to be sure I know what you're going to say, and if you are going to say something, that they re not going to be able to turn that around and use that to criminally prosecute you do.
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So, what I have you do is have you come into my office We sit down. Everything that we say is confidential. When all is said and done, you leave the office with a game plan.
Sometimes that game plan is to gather more information. Sometimes that game plan involves us not speaking to the investigator. It just depends on the circumstances.
I've been doing this for 26 years with a lot of success. If you need help, pick up the phone. Make the call and I will get you out of the criminal justice system as fast as possible.
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