Most are expected to be resolved informally, but the court reiterated that--as has been done in previous Bar grievance cases--egregious unprofessional conduct
would be subject to discipline.
Once a complaint of unprofessional conduct
is filed with OPR, it is screened to ensure that: 1) the factual allegations are possible; and 2) that if the conduct alleged occurred, it would constitute unprofessional conduct
Of course alcohol or illegal substances such as marijuana, amphetamines, or cocaine ingested when a nurse is on-duty or on-call subject to duty would be unprofessional conduct
under BNE Rule 217.12(1)(E) and (5).
The following year 14 staff members were quizzed over charges ranging from bullying, theft and unprofessional conduct
to failure to care for patients within the prison's hospital.
State licensing boards or a corresponding legislatively designated agency typically have the authority to investigate licensed practitioners and to discipline them for unprofessional conduct
. However, these boards and agencies generally have limited resources to engage in routine surveillance of the activities of licensed practitioners and generally do not undertake an investigation unless a report of unprofessional conduct
has been filed with them.
Nathan Proud, a former tutor at Thomas Walling Primary, in Blakelaw, Newcastle, was found guilty of unprofessional conduct
by the General Teaching Council.
On January 23, 2003, the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Board) sent Nurse Morrison notice of a hearing to determine whether she had violated Arkansas law by engaging in "unprofessional conduct
." The Board's regulations defined the term "unprofessional conduct
" as conduct, which in the opinion of the Board, is likely to deceive, defraud, or injure patients or the public, and any act, practice, or omission that fails to conform to the accepted standards of the nursing profession and which results from conscious disregard for the health and welfare of the public and of the patient under the nurse's care ..." The actual basis supporting the Board's charge was an allegation that Nurse Morrison admitted writing prescriptions without authority from May 16, 2002, until November 2002.
In snooker, Peter Francisco was banned for unprofessional conduct
after losing in the 1995 World Championship first-round to Jimmy White.
On the basis of this and other similar statements, the BCCT convicted Kempling of professional misconduct for making "discriminatory and derogatory statements against homosexuals." In his defence, Kempling submitted that only discriminatory actions, not speech, can count as unprofessional conduct
within the meaning of the law.
The physician's episodic creation of these dual relationships was thus connected with his medical practice and "immoral or unprofessional conduct
in the practice of medicine." In October of 1998, the Board received a written complaint from one of Dr.
In April 2002, the board chastised Lustgarten for unprofessional conduct
, for "invented facts" and for misstating the standard of care multiple times in the Hardin case.
Mr Hopkins admitted three counts of unprofessional conduct
in the administration of science and maths Sats between May 13 and 14 last year, saying he was under pressure to improve the school's position in league tables.