What happens when I get that first letter from the Nursing or Medical Board regarding RAMP?

In this case the court outlined the procedural and factual background which brought McCafferty before the Board.  Are these facts your facts? The background facts are as follows: In 2013, the Board contacted McCafferty, advising it “reviewed information which reveals that [he] may have problems related to mental health and/or substance […] Read more »

Are you a nurse in New Jersey who may be subject to RAMP? Here’s what you need to know…

Have you received a notice that you must participate in RAMP? Have you been charges with a drug offense and possession a nursing license in New Jersey? Has someone from work reported that you have come to work as a nurse in New Jersey under the influence of a substance that would put […] Read more »

Disqualification of Nursing License in New Jersey | Initial Board of Review versus Appellate Court

Marie Phillips v.  New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Decided May 31, 2016. Appellate review of a New Jersey board decision. Submitted by New Jersey Professional License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case Marie Phillips applied for a CNA certification in on July 7, 2014. The application […] Read more »

CNA Certification and Prior Conviction of Crimes in New Jersey

Marie Phillips v.  New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Decided May 31, 2016. Issue: Being honest and direct on your professional license application or renewal with the New Jersey license renewal website.  Know what the requirements are to get a specific license given a prior criminal history as […] Read more »

New Jersey Nursing License Defense: Call Us Immediately When You Get Any Board Notice!

Submitted by New Jersey Nursing License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. There are two additional issues raised by the appellate in this case.  A) Did she get proper notice of her violations and or health related issue concerning her behavior, and B) was the public publication of such notice a violation […] Read more »

Nursing License Defense – What Every Nursing Professional in New Jersey Needs to Know

GENERAL PRINCIPALS TO BE AWARE OF FOR ANY NURSING PROFESSIONAL IN NEW JERSEY Submitted by New Jersey Nursing License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Nursing is regulated by the Board of Nursing under N.J.S.A. 45:11-24 of the Uniform Enforcement Act (UEA), N.J.S.A. 45:1-14 to -27. N.J. State Ass’n of Nurse Anesthetists, Inc. […] Read more »

Preponderance of the Evidence Standard | Professional License Defense

Submitted by Professional License Defense Attorney, Jeffrey Hark The Legislature has also recognized the importance of a medical license and the interest of the physician in retaining his license. The regulatory statute requires, in most instances, that a physician not be found guilty of professional misconduct unless his acts are […] Read more »

At Trial, Queens Doctor Is Accused of Recklessly Prescribing Drugs

Physician Arrested After Prescribing Pain Killers Republished by New Jersey Medical License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. One patient was found dead in his bed from an overdose, with a prescription for painkillers from a Queens doctor on the night stand. Another was discovered lifeless and slumped over in his car, […] Read more »