Our office represented a registered nurse in 2019 who had suffered discipline from a registered nursing state agency outside of California.  The allegations were that the nurse had admitted to a substance abuse dependency and was subject to five years of monitoring in the other state due to that admission.  The California Board of Registered

California licensees can face license discipline or denial not only for allegations of wrongdoing or criminal convictions, but also due to prior discipline of licenses held in other states.  Although this can happen among any of the professions, the most common professions where other state discipline impacts a California license are physicians and nurses.  It