Nurse and law expert Nancy J. Brent joins us to discuss nursing disciplinary issues and how to address them. The discussion covers a range of topics including the importance of finding representation, when to consult a lawyer, learning the Nursing Practice Act and its implications, substance abuse, recreational marijuana, and licensing issues that arise during disciplinary actions.
Nancy is a lawyer whose practice, for over 37 years, has focused on education, consultation, and the defense of health care providers, mainly nurses, before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. She has published and lectured extensively in law and nursing practice. Ms. Brent also writes the blog Brent’s Law for Nurse.com. If you are interested in seeking legal guidance or representation, Ms. Brent can be reached by phone at 847-853-1091, and by email at BrentsLaw@nurse.com.
The Let's Talk Podcast discusses a variety of topics pertaining to nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists and nurse midwives. The program covers clinical, legal and regulatory topics of interest to both the employed and the entrepreneurial APNs. Let's talk is hosted by Windy Carson-Smith, a former nurse practice counsel with over 25 years of experience who also is a recognized expert and lecturer on APN regulation.
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