Licensing Board Calls Off Massive Audit Of Nursing Credentials
The Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians' audit drew criticism from lawmakers at a hearing last month where they considered whether to allow the board to continue operating.
CA Nursing Board Quits Education Audit
A California licensing board curtailed a massive audit of nursing credentials that it launched late last year, choosing not to finish a project that threatened to overwhelm the small department. The Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians reviewed just 15 percent of the education records it demanded from more than 52,000 nurses and mental health workers last November before it elected to end the audit. (Ashton, 5/19)