CNAs

 

In 2017-2018, 115 investigations were opened. Discipline included denial of application, fines, reprimands, probation, monitoring, suspension, and revocation.

 

COMMON

Problems

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RNs

 

In 2017-2018, there were 569 investigations opened. Many were disciplined in a variety of ways, including a denial of application, fines, reprimands, probation, monitoring, suspension, and revocation.

 

APRNs

 

In 2017-2018, investigations against APRNs were 79, compared to 71 in 2016-2017, and 41 in 2015-2016. 

 

TOTAL INVESTIGATIONS OPENED

(Excluding CE Audits) 2017-18

725

Open investigations against APRNs, Nurses and CNAs in Nevada

Top Six Reasons for Being Investigated
Ranked by Most Frequent
Signing Contract

1. FRAUDULENT APP'N

Marking "no" on your app when it should be "yes" or visa versa

Prescription Drugs

4. DRUGS

Drug diversion, impairment, discrepancies, etc.

Woman at a Desk

2. FAILING CE AUDIT

Failure to pass an audit for continuing education credits

Thinking Man on Couch

5. EXPIRED LICENSE

Failure to keep license active, and practicing without it

Falling Down

3. BElOW STANDARDS

Carrying out duties in way that falls below recognized standards

Doctor with Computer

6. BEYOND SCOPE

Practicing in an area that is beyond your scope