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About Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN

Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN,'s legal information columnist, received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and concentrates her solo law practice in health law and legal representation, consultation and education for healthcare professionals, school of nursing faculty and healthcare delivery facilities. Brent has conducted many seminars on legal issues in nursing and healthcare delivery across the country and has published extensively in the area of law and nursing practice. She brings more than 30 years of experience to her role of legal information columnist.  Nancy Brent’s posts are designed for educational purposes only and are not to be taken as specific legal or other advice.  Individuals who need advice on a specific incident or work situation should contact a nurse attorney or attorney in their state.  Visit The American Association of Nurse Attorneys website to search its attorney referral database by state. To ask Nancy a question, email

Dismissed nursing student wants to know her rights

By | 2018-11-12T19:55:38+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs, Nursing education|

A nursing student wants to know what her rights are after being dismissed from her nursing education program four months before graduation. Generally, a nursing student's rights in a dismissal proceeding depends on, if you are in a public nursing education program or in a private nursing education program.