27
Apr

FLORIDA NURSES PRIOR CRIMINAL HISTORY AND DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

    The following are freqently asked questions regarding prior criminal offenses for nurses in the State of Florida.  Q: Do I have to report charges if I completed a period of probation and the charges were dismissed or closed? A: Yes. Offenses must be reported to the Board even if you received a suspended […]

15
Apr

Florida Nurses and Nursing Students with Criminal Convictions

When the SB 1986 law was passed, it became much more difficult to get a license to become an APRN, RN or LPN, and keep it,  if the applicant has a criminal conviction.  Below is the link from the Florida Nurses Association website regarding SB 1986.  http://www.floridanurse.org/legislative/index.asp This is the cut and paste of the information available from the […]

14
Apr

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Harnesses the Power of Craigslist to Combat Unlicensed Activity

April 13, 2010 TALLAHASSEE—With more than 20 billion page views per month, Craigslist.com is one of the top local classified advertisement forums in the country. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is harnessing the power the popular Web site to protect consumers and educate unlicensed individuals about unlicensed activity. Department (DBPR)  investigators are […]