RE: Contact via Florida | Board of Nursing - Nursing

Magda Castaneda <[email protected]>
RE: Contact via Florida | Board of Nursing - Nursing license
1 message
[email protected] <[email protected]>
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at
2:17 PM
To: [email protected]
Ms. Castaneda,
Anyone practicing nursing in Florida is required to hold a valid Florida nursing license and should not
be practicing based off a license from another state/jurisdiction/etc. Practicing health care without a
proper Florida license is considered unlicensed activity and may result in discipline.
Violations and penalties.—
(1) Each of the following acts constitutes a felony of the third degree, punishable as
provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084:
(a) Practicing advanced or specialized, professional, or practical nursing, as defined in
this part, unless holding an active license or certificate to do so.
(b) Using or attempting to use a license or certificate which has been suspended or
Knowingly employing unlicensed persons in the practice of nursing.
(d) Obtaining or attempting to obtain a license or certificate under this part by
misleading statements or knowing misrepresentation.
(2) Each of the following acts constitutes a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable
as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083:
(a) Using the name or title “Nurse,” “Registered Nurse,” “Licensed Practical Nurse,”
“Clinical Nurse Specialist,” “Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist,” “Certified Nurse
Midwife,” “Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner,” or any other name or title which
implies that a person was licensed or certified as same, unless such person is duly
licensed or certified.
Knowingly concealing information relating to violations of this part.
History.—ss. 1, 6, ch. 79-225; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 13, 17, 18, ch. 86-284; s. 58,
ch. 91-137; s. 5, ch. 91-156; s. 90, ch. 91-224; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 183, ch. 99-397;
ss. 54, 124, ch. 2000-318; s. 5, ch. 2007-167.
Aimee Moon
Regulatory Specialist II
Department of Health
Florida Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252