The process used to investigate and act on a complaint may vary depending upon the seriousness of the allegations and the timeliness of the complaint. Investigation can include requesting additional documents or information from complainants, asking the licensee to respond to allegations in writing, as well as full investigations with site visits and witness interviews. Investigations take time, often many months, to complete. 

Practical Guidelines for Boards of Nursing on Sexual Misconduct Cases

This resource provides boards of nursing with practical guidelines in making decisions about sexual misconduct cases in their mission of public protection.

Nursing Pathways for Patient Safety

With a wealth of helpful guidelines and assessment tools, Nursing Pathways for Patient Safety makes it easy to identify the causes of practice breakdowns and to reduce health care errors.