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Category Archives: Administrative Licensing


Keeping Your Moral Code Consistent

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Many of us like to think that we know the difference between right and wrong, but do we really? However, psychological studies showed a couple interesting facts about immorality that we may not consciously be aware of. For example, one study found that immoral behavior is often encouraged when the perpetrator has been the… Read More »


You’ve Defaulted On Student Loans. Can You Keep Your License?

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

College is expensive, forcing many students to take out loans in order to pay their tuition costs. They are obligated to pay back their loans once they graduate from college, but many fail to do so. Times are tough, with many people focusing on paying for basic necessities, such as food, shelter, medical care,… Read More »


Misrepresenting One’s Professional License

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Some professionals engage in unethical and illegal activities when they have an active license. But what happens when someone claims to have a license but it’s expired or nonexistent? Can they face administrative actions and various penalties? It depends. Saying you have a license is one thing but performing work as a licensed professional… Read More »


Florida Board of Health Suspends Nursing, Pharmacist Licenses Due to Defaulted Student Loans

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

When you think of nurses and pharmacists losing their licenses, you might assume that they did something illegal or unethical to a patient. Maybe they harmed a patient or gave them the wrong drugs. Perhaps they broke the law in some way. For a professional to lose their license, none of these situations has… Read More »


Can I Lose My Professional License if I File for Bankruptcy?

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

You’ve worked hard to get your administrative license. You likely graduated from college and spent a lot of time studying for your license. While getting your license is hard, holding onto to it may be even harder. You may feel constantly scrutinized, and for good reason. What you do in and out of the… Read More »


Not Paying Child Support? You Could Lose Your Professional License

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Getting a professional license can be difficult. There are tests to study for and classes to take. While getting approved for a license can be challenging, so can keeping your license. Even if you are on your best behavior while working, you can potentially put your license at risk for what you fail to… Read More »


Reinstating a Real Estate License

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

In order to sell homes as a real estate professional in Florida, you are required to have a license. A license requires that you pass an exam and show that you are of good character. But once you receive a real estate license, your work is by no means done. Professional licenses are not… Read More »


Professionals With Debts Licensed Out of Work

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Are you a licensed professional who is behind on debts? If so, be on the lookout for a letter from your state board. You may not be able to renew your license until your taxes, traffic tickets and other state debts are paid. Many licensed professionals such as hair stylists, physical therapists, veterinarians, accountants,… Read More »


How to Protect Your Pharmacy License

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Everybody makes mistakes, but when those in the medical field make errors, it can cause serious health effects or even death. Pharmacists are no exception. They have a huge responsibility when it comes to dispensing the right drug and the correct amount of the drug. Whether a pharmacist makes a mistake on purpose or… Read More »


Ways in Which Nurses Can Lose Their Licenses

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Nurses work hard to obtain their licenses. Getting a license can require at least six years of education and tens of thousands of dollars. All that hard work and money spent can go down the drain in mere seconds. A lapse in judgment or bad decision can affect you for many years. You could… Read More »