Can you still become a nurse if you get disciplined at nursing school for academic misconduct?

If you get disciplined at your nursing school for academic misconduct, it can lead to serious short and long-term consequences. Separate from what can take place at the school, be it probation, suspension, expulsion, if you're able to complete your degree, the question would be can this impact you moving forward?

The nursing board, a professional licensing board that is, will ask about if you have had any disciplinary issues at your nursing school. You have to be forthright in responding, they would ask for an explanation. Nurses are held to a high standard of professionalism and ethics and if a nursing board has serious enough concerns with the fitness of the applicant, they can deny a person's nursing license.

Academic misconduct can create unexpected consequences, especially if it's more severe in nature. If you're accused of any kind of academic misconduct in nursing school, it is very serious, you need to have an experienced attorney advisor to help protect your rights and interest and to help you understand and navigate the process. They should be involved as early as possible in the case.

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If you, or your student, are facing any kind of disciplinary action, or other negative academic sanction, and are having feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for what the future may hold, contact our offices today, and let us help secure your academic career.

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