- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Lenient discipline overturned because tribunal did not include required layperson
- Interim suspension order overturned for reliance on dated allegations
- Court affirms decision that attorney inappropriately engaged in legal practice by managing his law firm during suspension
- Decision to forgo further discipline returned to regulator for lack of explanation
- Licensee may challenge age disenrollment in court
Canada's adoption of the American licensing exam for registered nurses is causing controversy north of the border. Linda Haslam-Stroud, President of the Ontario Nurses Association, says that the new licensing examination for prospective nurses in Canada (the NCLEX, developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing) is not "Canadianized" and is filled with medical terminology unfamiliar to medical professionals in Canada.
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