Reporting Disciplinary Actions on Nursing Applications in Florida


The following information was obtained from the website of The Florida Board of Nursing, Nursing Endorsement  Application Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

Frequently Asked Questions about Discipline History

The Florida Board of Nursing receives numerous questions from applicants regarding discipline. The following are the most frequently asked questions:

Question: What disciplinary action must be reported on the application?
Answer: All prior or current disciplinary action against any professional license must be reported, whether it occurred in Florida or in another state, territory or jurisdiction.

Applicants with disciplinary action on a license will not be authorized to practice nursing until all documentation is cleared by staff or reviewed by the Board.

DISCIPLINARY HISTORY: Any action taken against any license you have held or currently hold by a state licensing board must be reported on the application. A copy of each Administrative Complaint and Final Order must be submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing. Applicants are responsible to ensure that the proper documentation is sent to the Florida Board of Nursing.

Self Explanation: Applicants who have listed discipline on their application must submit a letter in her/his own words describing the circumstances behind the discipline.

This ends the article from the website. This is merely a reminder of the documentation required for the nursing application.  We highly recommend checking regularly with the Florida Department of Health and The Florida Board of Nursing.
If you feel your Florida professional nursing license is in jeopardy, contact us. Remember, your license is your livelihood.

Attorney Lars Soreide, of Soreide Law Group, PLLC, will represent you in front of the Florida Board of Nursing if you are a Florida nursing student or a Florida nurse with licensing issues. To speak to a lawyer regarding your nursing license please call: (888) 760-6552.