Arizona Clinical Nurse Specialist Lawyer

Arizona Clinical Nurse Specialist Lawyer

PROFESSION NAME: Clinical Nurse Specialist
LICENSING BOARD: Arizona Board of Nursing
ADDRESS: 1740 W. Adams St.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85007
PHONE: 602-771-7800
WEB: http://www.azbn.gov/

The Arizona Clinical Nurse Specialist Lawyer with Chelle Law provides legal counsel to school nurses in need of legal representation before the Arizona State Board of Nursing. A Clinical Nurse Specialist employs primary prevention by providing health education that promotes physical and mental health and informs healthcare decisions, prevents disease, and enhances school performance. Addressing such topics as healthy lifestyles, risk‐reducing behaviors, developmental needs, activities of daily living, and preventive self‐care, and the school nurse uses teaching methods that are appropriate to the student’s developmental level, learning needs, readiness, and ability to learn. A Clinical Nurse Specialist’s scope of practice is determined by the Arizona Nurse Practice Act.

Legal Services offered by our Arizona Clinical Nurse Specialist Lawyer include:

  • Licensing Board Defense: If you are a Clinical Nurse Specialist with a pending issue before the Arizona Board of Nursing; we can aggressively and effectively defend your license.
  • Complaint/Investigation Response: A complaint filed against you may subject your license to an investigation that results in probation, suspension or revocation. Once you receive notice of a complaint or investigation from the Board it is important to call us, as soon as possible, to ensure an accurate and effective defense of your license.
  • Criminal Reporting Requirements: All licensed health care professionals in Arizona must report nearly any criminal charge to their licensing board within 10 days. If you have been charged with a crime we can assist you in reporting the charges to your licensing board.
  • Self-report Assistance: If your employer has advised you to self-report an issue, we can help you draft a thorough self-report.
  • Application and Forms Review: An application for a professional license that includes errors or omits necessary information can lead to unnecessary delays or the denial of your application. An attorney review of your application can give you the best chance to receive your license in a timely manner.
  • Employment Contract Review: We can review your proposed contract and identify potential legal problems regarding the included terms and conditions.

General Complaint/Investigation Timeline:

  1. Complaint is filed/Investigation is initiated
  2. Notice of Investigation is sent to the licensee
  3. A detailed response is due to the Board within 14 to 30 days
  4. An interview is held with a Board investigator
  5. The Board reviews the investigation at a Board Meeting
  6. The Board determines if discipline is merited
  7. Discipline is given or the case is dismissed
  8. The licensee may appeal

If you need legal contact an Arizona Clinical Nurse Specialist Lawyer with Chelle Law 602.344.9865.