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What is the State Board of Nursing?

Dec 26, 2019 @ 11:33 am | Nursing Complaints Help

Whether or not you are currently dealing with a complaint in nursing, it’s in your best interest to be as prepared as possible in case you find yourself under investigation. Along with having a clear sense for who MAY BE vulnerable to complaints, and how best to respond to and handle a letter of investigation, understanding why your state board of nursing exists and why they are there, is quite valuable. Today we’ll cover what a state board of nursing is, its roles, applications, their implications, and why being aware of them from the very start of your nursing career… Learn More

How Does a Nursing Complaint Affect My Nursing License?

Dec 11, 2019 @ 10:13 am | Nursing Complaints Help

In the same way a hard credit check can negatively affect your credit score, so can a nursing complaint put a blemish on your credibility as a licensed and practicing nurse. This reality can be stressful, especially for those who have never had to deal with complaints in nursing. If you are currently facing a complaint against your license, are anticipating that you might, or simply want to be prepared if ever you do, it’s ultimately valuable to have a sense of the process of responding to a complaint and the consequences of a nursing complaint. Knowing potential outcomes and… Learn More

I Received a Nursing Complaint. What Now?

Nov 20, 2019 @ 10:11 am | Nursing Complaints Help

Every nurse dreads having to ask this question. But the truth is, if you’ve dedicated yourself to the field of nursing, you may find yourself in a situation where, for the first time in your life, you need to know the answer. This is where Nursing Complaint Help comes in. Our site is the only one out there offering valuable proprietary information about the nursing world and invaluable guidance regarding any potential nursing complaint. Today, we’ll take a look at the best ways to proceed once a complaint has officially been lodged against you. Respond Professionally and Promptly Once a… Learn More

Suggestions for Your Nursing Complaint Response

Nov 6, 2019 @ 8:39 am | Nursing Complaints Help

It’s a simple fact – complaints against nurses are common, anyone can lodge a complaint against any nurse. Whether you have three months or 30 years of experience as a nurse, there is a chance that you may eventually be the focus of a nursing complaint investigation. When you receive an initial complaint letter, this can be overwhelming and stress-inducing, especially if you have no knowledge about your Board of Nursing and how to respond to a complaint investigation by your Board.  One of the most important things to keep in mind with the nursing complaint investigation process is that… Learn More

Understanding Who Is Vulnerable to Nurse Complaints

Oct 24, 2019 @ 10:59 am | Nursing Complaints Help

A state board of nursing complaint process can be long, arduous, and emotionally taxing for any nurse, no matter the extent of their proficiency in the field. It is worth having a sense for who exactly has the prerogative to file a complaint and who is vulnerable to best deal with any complaint levied against a nurse. This blog will explore those intricacies, as well as share how and why Nursing Complaint’s expertise can help answer thequestions of nurses during an investigation for nursing misconduct.  Who Files a Complaint? Unfortunately, anyone can file a complaint. No matter who files a… Learn More

Understanding the Board of Nursing Investigation Process

Oct 10, 2019 @ 1:31 pm | General Information, Nursing Complaints Help

A board of nursing investigation can be very upsetting to any nurse who receives a letter stating that an investigation is underway. This news can be intimidating, scary, and generate feelings of panic and despair. One of the most effective ways to prepare yourself for this possibility is to familiarize yourself with the investigatory process that may result from a state board of nursing complaints. In this entry, we’ll highlight key factors of that process to give you an idea of what happens once a complaint has been filed.  Inside the website, when you join, we offer you valuable… Learn More

Tips for Responding to Nursing Complaints

Sep 20, 2019 @ 7:09 am | General Information, Nursing Complaints Help

No matter how much attention and detail you might put into your nursing career, it is quite possible that at some point you will have to deal with a formal complaint filed against you with your state board of nursing. Complaints against nurses happen more often than you may imagine. While receiving such a letter is clearly upsetting, responding properly to a nursing board complaint is key to guaranteeing that the ensuing process goes smoothly. Here are a few tips for how to deal with nursing complaints or nursing investigations by your state board of nursing. Respond Promptly Few things… Learn More

What You Need to Know About Your State Board of Nursing

Sep 6, 2019 @ 11:52 am | Nursing Complaints Help

If and when the moment arises that a complaint is levied against you during your nursing career, you need to be as prepared as possible to respond promptly and professionally, and handle the investigation which may occur next. To help you with this, Nursing Complaint Help has compiled valuable information about the role of state boards of nursing–the entities which determine the validity of a complaint and helm any further inquiry into it–that will provide you with the necessary knowledge to move forward more educated and equipped for dealing with complaints in nursing. State Boards To begin with, with more… Learn More

“I Have an Alcohol Problem and Don’t Know What to Do…”

Sep 5, 2019 @ 10:41 am | General Information

If you think you have an alcohol or drug addiction problem, you must seek help. Your Board of Nursing, as other professional boards everywhere, knows that nurses can be suffering from problems with drugs or alcohol, and stand ready to work with you in your quest for help. This is not to say that they are lenient or offer any services in this regard to nurses, but they will work with a nurse who decides to seek help. The worst thing you can do is go to work impaired. You could make an error that impacts upon a patient, which… Learn More

4 Most Common Nursing Complaints

Aug 23, 2019 @ 10:51 am | General Information, Nursing Complaints Help

Sooner or later, given the many tasks asked of a nurse, it’s possible that you will have to respond to a Board of Nursing complaint. Knowing in advance some of the common reasons for complaints could very well help prevent any action that might lead to an investigation. Here are four of the all-too-common potential complaints against nurses. Sleep Deprivation  As a nurse, it’s important that you check up on your patients and administer a variety of different tests over the course of their stay. Unfortunately, doing so at odd hours of the night can disrupt the patient’s sleep schedule…. Learn More