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Arizona Nurse With Job Issues Properly Stripped of License

June 17, 2020, 3:19 PM

An Arizona nurse who worked for eight different health-care providers over a three-year period failed to show the Arizona Board of Nursing improperly revoked her professional license, a state appeals court said.

Sufficient evidence supported a state administrative law judge’s conclusion that April Cobia violated the Nurse Practice Act by engaging in unprofessional conduct, which the law defines as conduct that might put a patient or the public in danger, the Arizona Court of Appeals, First Division, said Tuesday.

The nursing board originally placed Cobia’s license on probation in 2002, long before the events giving rise to the 2017 disciplinary...

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