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.
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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