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'What about public's right to know?' senator asks regarding nurses

Posted by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger under Minnesota legislature Updated: November 13, 2013 - 2:13 PM

Today, a Minnesota legislative panel will examine the Minnesota Board of Nursing’s licensing and disciplinary practices, in the wake of a Star Tribune investigative series on nurses that highlighted cases of nurses continuing to practice after violations.

The newspaper’s analysis found that dozens of nurses who have neglected and maltreatment patients, stolen drugs or practiced while im

Leslie Anderson's daughter, requires round the clock nursing care due to complications from moyamoya disease. One of the nurses had been charged with child maltreatment for having a meth lab in her home. Anderson learned about it after the nurse had been fired for stealing her daughter's oxycontin.

Leslie Anderson's daughter, requires round the clock nursing care due to complications from moyamoya disease. One of the nurses had been charged with child maltreatment for having a meth lab in her home. Anderson learned about it after the nurse had been fired for stealing her daughter's oxycontin.

paired have kept their licenses.

Read the background here:

Patients, families are in the dark over risky Minnesota nurses

Minnesota will bar up to 107 nurses with criminal histories

In Minnesota, nurses in trouble get 2nd chances

Special report: Addicted nurses keep licenses

Search the Star Tribune’s database of disciplinary actions taken against licensed nurses here:

Database: Actions taken by the Minnesota Board of Nursing

The Star Tribune will capture the action from today’s joint House-Senate hearing, which starts at 12:30 p.m.,  live below:

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