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Nurses sue New York to get their licenses back

Becker's Hospital Review

New York state is being sued by 4 nurses and criticized by 50 more who received their license through a Florida school that has been accused of selling degrees, the Times Union reported Feb.

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Radonda Vaught Loses License Appeal

Empowered Nurses

As you and other readers probably know, I have frequently brought up issues regarding the case of Former Registered Nurse RaDonda Vaught who not only had her license revoked but was put on trial following a fatal medication error of administering vecuronium to a patient rather than the prescribed Versed. That request was denied.

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Impersonators calling Kentucky RNs claim licenses in jeopardy

Becker's Hospital Review

Impersonators claiming to be from the Kentucky Board of Nursing have been making calls to registered nurses, falsely stating that their licenses are under investigation and asking for payment of a fine, as confirmed by a spokesperson for the Kentucky Nurses Association to Becker's.

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RaDonda Vaught loses appeal over nursing license

Becker's Hospital Review

A Tennessee judge has rejected RaDonda Vaught's motion to appeal the state nursing board's 2021 decision to revoke her license, a source confirmed to Becker's Nov.

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Nurses tangled in degree scheme still fighting for licenses

Becker's Hospital Review

Hundreds of nurses are fighting to win back their licenses after being accused of participating in a national scheme involving fraudulent diplomas and transcripts.

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Iowa nurse loses license over incident at rehab facility

Becker's Hospital Review

The Iowa Board of Nursing revoked a nurse's license after she was accused of sleeping on the job, leaving work without authorization, failing to administer patient medications and being responsible for missing narcotics, the Iowa Capitol Dispatch reported Aug.

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Washington to Allow Nurses with Multistate Licenses to Begin Practicing in the State

Daily Nurse

Washington, which recently became the 40th jurisdiction to enact the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), will allow nurses holding an active, unencumbered multistate license (MSL) to begin practicing in the state on July 24. Residents of Washington will be able to obtain a multistate license once the NLC is fully implemented in the state.

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