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    hottokyo Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Dec 4, 2018, 07:55 PM
    I'm I able to get my nursing licence with an old felony
    CNA Classification

    Hello I am currently a Caregiver for a senior living co.; however I'd love to continue my education by finishing my CNA, and going forward to LVN.

    I have a felony (211) that is almost 20 years old that has been dismissed/ expunged. The downside is the moment that Im ready to enroll... most teachers ask me if I have any felonies, and if so... I should NOT waste my time by taking the course. That I would never be able to get my nursing license.

    Does anybody know a way around this madness or more info on this subject?

    Thanks In advance
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    J_9 Posts: 40,299, Reputation: 5646

    Dec 4, 2018, 09:13 PM
    All schools and facilities will do background checks. One question is always “have you ever been convicted of a felony.” Since you have, you need to find another career path.

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