NCSBN releases fraud detection guidance

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing this week released guidance providing nursing educators and employers with recommendations for identifying fraud when they review nurse applications and transcripts for advanced study, employment, certification or other uses. The recommendations are intended to identify candidates who fraudulently cover up their backgrounds to advance their education or seek employment, with the goal of preventing fraudulent candidates from entering nursing programs and health care organizations. (NCSBN news release, 5/21/24)