When you're a nurse, you dedicate your life to helping others. You spent years training and educating yourself for your career, and you've made plenty of sacrifices along the way. You gave up a normal schedule so you could work overnights. You racked up students loans to get your BSN. But when you look at where you've gotten, you realize it was all worth it. Your career has meaning, and it defines more than just your career - it's who you are.
Whether you are a teacher, home health care aide, nurse, engineer, licensed social worker, psychologist, truck driver or other professional, you depend on your professional license to make a living. If you have your professional license revoked, or are prohibited from practicing your profession without one, you lose your livelihood.
It usually starts with a letter requesting information from the Washington State Medical Board. There may be claims against you of financial fraud, abuse or misconduct.