CEB released the 2017 edition of California Criminal Law - Procedure & Practice. Adam Slote has authored Chapter 53: "Effect of Criminal Conviction on Professional Licenses” since 2009.
Steve Boreman was interviewed in the October 26, 2016 Medscape article When Patients Try to Seduce Doctors by Leigh Page.
Adam Slote participated in a panel presentation on Liberating the License on October 9, 2016 at the Reetry Law Conference at San Jose State University.
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An out-of-state physician applied for his medical license in California. Prior to medical school he had a charge of boating under the influence of alcohol (BUI). He pled not guilty and was allowed to plead to a boating offense without reference to alcohol and judgment was deferred with terms and conditions. Upon completion of the terms, the record was expunged and ordered sealed.
However, when the doctor applied for his initial license in another state, he was required to accept an initial probationary license with terms and conditions pertaining to alcohol abuse.
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Our client is an RN who was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) with a blood alcohol level measured at 0.20%. There was also a minor rear-end collision, but the registered nurse was off duty. This was an isolated incident by an excellent RN who has strong support from a supervisor and colleagues. Furthermore, an addiction psychiatrist determined that our client does not have an alcohol problem.
We proceeded to an administrative hearing at the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) in Los Angeles because we could not reach a settlement with the Board of... Click to view more
California Registered Nurses (RNs) have always been required to disclose criminal convictions on license applications and on license renewal applications. However starting in July of 2014, the Board imposed a duty on Registered Nurses to self-report felony and misdemeanor convictions within 30 days. Nursing regulation section 1441 (16 CCR 1441) defines unprofessional conduct to include:
(c) Failure to report to the board, within 30 days, any of the following:
(1) The conviction of the licensee, including any verdict of guilty, or pleas of guilty or no contest, of any... Click to view more
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