Medical Licenses (Nurse, Doctor, Therapist, Dental, Etc.) and the Uniform Standard of Substance Abuse

The laws and rules that govern how state professional licensing agencies like the Board of Registered Nursing, Medical Board of California, Dental Board of California, and others, govern licensees with substance abuse problems changed significantly starting in January 2010. law passed in 2008 required a Substance Abuse Coordination Committee within the Department of Consumer Affairs to develop standards affecting substance abusing licensees.

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This blog is meant to be informational. It is not meant to be all-encompassing legal advice. If you are facing a situation involving your professional license, seek counsel from a licensed attorney.