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Grounds for Administrative and Board Action

Grounds for Administrative and Board Action

The Board of Nursing is authorized by Minnesota statutes to take action against the Minnesota license of a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) if:

  • the nurse agrees that the Board may take action and signs an agreement for corrective action or a consent order, or
  • following a formal hearing, the Board finds that the nurse has violated a statute or rule the Board is empowered to enforce.

Administrative or Board action may only occur if the practice or conduct involved is within the grounds for disciplinary or corrective action listed in one or more of the following: