Minnesota Nursing Board seeks more investigative power
ST. PAUL – State regulators may treat nurses too leniently, a key Minnesota senator said Wednesday after a legislative committee meeting looked into nurse discipline issues.
Sen. Kathy Sheran, DFL-Mankato, a nurse herself, said she is concerned that the Minnesota Nursing Board leans too far toward nurses when deciding if they violate state laws and rules.
“I intend to be a little tougher on license holders,” Sheran said.
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