Category: Professional Licensure

Sep
22
2017

Nurse Anesthetist Student terminated for refusing Drug Test in PA

A nurse anesthetist student at Bloomsburg University (Bloomsburg) was terminated from the Nurse Anesthetist Program (NAP) for refusing a drug test. The NAP was a partnership between Bloomsburg, a public university and member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, and Geisinger Medical Center (Geisinger), a private hospital. Bloomsburg provided classroom instruction for the […]

Apr
12
2016

Attention: Pennsylvania Registered Nurse

As of October 17, 2015, a Pennsylvania Registered Nurse is now required to report pending criminal charges within 30 days of the filing of criminal charges. In addition, if you have received disciplinary action in another state you are required to report the final disposition to the Board within 90 days. Pursuant to Title 49 […]

Mar
14
2014

Healthcare Professionals: Felony Convictions get Reported

Healthcare Professionals: felony convictions get reported, statute amended. Be sure to consult with a lawyer on self reporting before the District Attorney does. See also 42 Pa.C.S. 9561 Report by district attorney. (a) Reports by district attorneys of felony convictions against health care professionals. –Whenever a health care professional has been found guilty, has pleaded […]