California Medical Board Disclosures Relating to a Criminal Conviction & Subsequent Disciplinary Action

Posted in Medical Malpractice

The Medical Board of California is responsible for regulating the practice of medicine in the state. In this role, the Board issues licenses to physicians and surgeons and also investigates allegations of professional misconduct. When appropriate, the Medical Board may also take disciplinary action against a licensee. In order to ensure that California doctors are… read more

California License Denial Appeals

Posted in Licensing Defense

Student nurses are part of the backbone of medical practice. When not in classes or studying, they work under close supervision to develop nursing skills and contribute directly or indirectly to patient care. More recently, unlicensed nursing students in California were recruited to help the state’s healthcare professionals fight the effects of COVD-19.  Although they… read more

Updates To Nursing License Applications: Conviction Disclosures No Longer Required But Recommended

Posted in News

You’ve spent four long but exciting years studying for your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Now all those classes are over (for now!) and you’re getting ready to fill out your RN license application. There’s only one thing you’re concerned about- your criminal record. You made a mistake that resulted in a DUI charge… read more

Accused of Diverting Drugs

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In recent years, the “war on drugs” has had a new focus: the abuse of prescription medication. While street drugs remain popular, an influx of new prescription pain medications in the late 1990s helped to fuel an opioid epidemic that killed 50,000 Americans in 2019 alone. It is little wonder, then, that state and federal… read more

Interim Suspension Order

Posted in Licensing Defense,News

It took years, but you finally completed an exciting yet demanding Medical, Nursing, or Physical Therapy school program, or another career-paving post-graduate degree. Now you’ve been notified by your state licensing board that a complaint has been filed against you, and an Interim Suspension Order (ISO) will be in place until an investigation is complete…. read more

Petition to Reinstate Medical License

Posted in Licensing Defense

Physicians in California are regulated by the Medical Board of California (MBC) or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California (OMBC). Violations of the rules and regulations surrounding the practice of medicine may result in disciplinary action. Depending on the severity of the violation, the sanction may include a more serious penalty of suspension or revocation… read more

California Nursing License Placed on Probation

Posted in Licensing Defense

There are few careers more rewarding than nursing. As a nurse, you provide direct patient care, helping people through some of the most challenging times in their lives. Yet being a nurse can also be stressful, and requires compliance with a set of strict rules imposed by the state’s licensing board. In California, if you… read more

Don’t Let Medical Record Mistakes Sink Your Career

Posted in Medical Malpractice

On an average day, a healthcare professional will see patients, catch up on the latest research, and spend time doing administrative tasks. In particular, doctors, dentists, nurses, and other healthcare workers find themselves spending a substantial amount of time doing charts. This can often seem burdensome, as well as a distraction from patient care. Keeping… read more

Dental Board of CA Disciplinary Actions

Posted in Licensing Defense

Please Note: The Law Office of Nicole Irmer represents and defends California dentists, dental assistants, and other California dental professionals who are going through disciplinary actions. We are a professional defense law firm and do not file individual consumer complaints or actions against individuals. If you’re interested in filing a consumer dental complaint with the… read more

California Medical Board Complaints and Accusations

Posted in Medical Malpractice

Each year, the Medical Board of California (MBC) receives more than 8,000 complaints about physicians and surgeons licensed to practice in the state. As part of its authority over doctors, the Board investigates these complaints. If it finds that there is a basis for the complaint, it may result in a formal Accusation being filed… read more