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About Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN

Our legal information columnist Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN, 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. Her 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.

Should nurse accept reprimand offer from board of nursing?

By | 2019-05-03T17:58:50+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs|

A nursing board offered a nurse a reprimand as discipline and a fine of $500. Generally, the types of discipline that can be imposed by a board of nursing include an administrative warning letter, reprimand, probation, suspension and revocation. Find out what effect it will have on her nursing practice if she accepts the offer.