Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 68. Nursing
Section 334. Grounds For Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of Certificate.
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AS 08.68.334. Grounds For Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of Certificate.

The board may deny a certification to, or impose a disciplinary sanction authorized under AS 08.01.075 against, a person who

(1) has obtained or attempted to obtain certification as a nurse aide by fraud, deceit, or intentional misrepresentation;

(2) has been convicted of a crime substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a certified nurse aide;

(3) has impersonated a registered or practical nurse or other licensed health care provider;

(4) has intentionally or negligently engaged in conduct that has resulted in a significant risk to the health or safety of a client or in injury to a client;

(5) is incapable of working as a certified nurse aide with reasonable skill, competence, and safety for the public because of

(A) professional incompetence;

(B) addiction or severe dependency on alcohol or a drug that impairs the licensee's ability to practice safely;

(C) physical or mental disability; or

(D) other factors determined by the board;

(6) has knowingly or repeatedly failed to comply with this chapter, a regulation adopted under this chapter, or with an order of the board; or

(7) has misappropriated the property of, abused, or neglected a client.

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