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NC Nurse General Statute | 90-171.37C (E)

When the North Carolina Nursing Board issues a complaint to a nurse, the document may reference specific North Carolina Administrative Codes (NCAC) or North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS) that the nurse is alleged to have violated.

Understanding these codes and statutes is important for nurses to understand what is being alleged in the complaint.

On this page, we’re focusing on North Carolina General Statute 90-171.37C (E)

Statute Language:

North Carolina General Statute 90-171.37C (E)

All licensees shall self‑report to the Board any of the following within 30 days of their arrest or indictment:

  1. Any felony arrest or indictment.

  2. Any arrest for driving while impaired or driving under the influence.

  3. Any arrest or indictment for the possession, use, or sale of any controlled substance.

What does this code mean?

If you’re a North Carolina Nurse and have received a complaint with this law cited in the text, it is being alleged that you were arrested or indicted for a felony crime, DWI or DUI, or crimes involving controlled substances and did not notify the North Carolina Board of Nursing within 30 days.

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