Category Archives: Ethics in Nursing

Saskatchewan nurse challenges college’s ruling over professional misconduct

A nurse, whose professional oversight body found she violated professional conduct by falsifying logs of narcotics given to inmates and by providing toiletries to inmates, is appealing the decisions. Jessica McCulloch said the decisions from the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS) were unfair and forced her to relive trauma. Last year, the CRNS ruled McCulloch committed five counts

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2 guilty charges, Verdict is not an indictment against the nursing profession, Nashville DA on RaDonda Vaught trial

The Nashville District Attorney’s OfficeRaDonda Vaught trial has released a statement following the conviction of RaDonda Vaught after a jury found the former Vanderbilt nurse guilty of criminally negligent homicide. The guilty verdict comes after RaDonda Vaught is said to have administered a fatal dose of the wrong medication to 75-year-old Charlene Murphey in December of 2017. Charlene Murphey, 75,

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Could I be next?, colleagues of a former Vanderbilt nurse, RaDonda Vaught faces 12 years jail term for a deadly error worry

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Tenn. Vaught, a former Vanderbilt nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, left, wipes away tears as her attorney, Peter Strianse, right, talks with reporters after a court hearing.

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A Nigerian nurse was demoted to be a receptionist for wearing a crucifix around her neck.

She is represented by the Christian Legal Centre, in November 2018, Mrs Onuoha received a letter from the Associate Director of Nursing, Stephen Lord, telling her that she was now being demoted to reception duties and that an internal investigation would ensue.

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California’s Continuing Education Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurses

*Each professional is accountable for understanding his or her accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. While we try to routinely update information on this page, we are not responsible for its accuracy and information is subject to change without notice. You can learn more at California’s Board of Nursing Website

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Nurse Suspended Over TikTok Videos About Patients

“Misuse and unprofessional use of social media platforms by employees violates our core values and is not tolerated,” Wetzel said. She stated that any form of resident abuse is never tolerated, and assured the public that the facility has “handled the situation” and reported Morris’s actions to “appropriate state and federal agencies.”

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