The Oregon State Board of Nursing is the administrative body that governs certification and licensure requirements for nurses within the state. The body is comprised of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, a nurse practitioner as well as two members of the public. If you've had a complaint filed against you with the board, you may be wondering what you should expect. How are complaints investigated? What are the disciplinary actions that can be imposed?
For those new to the legal process, it can be hard to articulate or understand what their preferred road for resolving a case may be. Thanks to a new study by a UC Davis law professor, litigant's preferences are becoming clearer to attorneys. The study reveals, somewhat unsurprisingly, litigants prefer swift and conclusive methods for dispute resolution to other options that may take longer, or leave the conclusiveness of the proceedings up in the air.