Our nurse license defense attorneys most often defend a nursing license before the Kentucky Board of Nursing or the Ohio Board of nursing related to the following complaints and issues:
- Drug diversion issues
- Drug or alcohol addiction, dependency, abuse or impairment
- Working while impaired due to drugs or alcohol
- Forging prescriptions for controlled substances
- Standard of care violations
- Patient abuse or neglect
- Acting outside of the scope of nursing practice
- Ignoring or deviating from a physician order
- Documentation errors or deficiencies (often such errors or deficiencies give the appearance of drug diversion issues)
- Improper prescribing of controlled medications by advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) related to House Bill One
- Sexual misconduct or boundary violations, including a sexual relationship or any sexual contact with a patient (whether or not consensual), sexually explicit language or language that can be considered to be a sexual proposition to a patient
- Sexual misconduct or boundary violations, including inappropriate or unwelcome touching or sexual comments directed at a co-worker.
- Criminal convictions
For a complete list of the grounds for taking action against a nurse license by the Ohio Board of Nursing, please see Ohio Revised Code 4723.28. For a detailed list of the grounds for taking action against a nurse license by the Kentucky Board of Nursing, please see KRS 314.091.