DON’T FORGET!  – MAY 31, 2024, Illinois RN/APN Nurse License Renewal Deadline

On May 31, 2024, your Illinois Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice Nurse License (APN, APN-C.S., APN – Full Practice, APN – Full Practice-C.S.) will expire.  PLEASE NOTE: The renewal notification from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (“IDFPR”) will be sent to you via email only to the most recent email address you Read More

GET READY:  PROPOSED NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR AND CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR LICENSING ACT

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (“IDFPR”) has proposed several amendments to the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act (“Act”). While these amendments are not in effect as of the date of this article, it is important to be aware of changes to the practice of clinical counseling that are coming Read More

Can IDFPR Discipline be Expunged?

A very common question we are asked is whether the discipline placed on a professional license can be expunged. “Expungement” of a disciplinary sanction by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (“IDFPR”), unlike the expungement of certain criminal convictions, is actually a fairly recent phenomenon and may be allowed in limited circumstances. Anyone Read More

COVID-19: Year in Review

One year ago on March 16, 2020, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that 105 cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed within 15 counties in Illinois. Unbeknownst to us, that would also be the last day we would spend together as a firm for at least the next year. Like the majority of other businesses Read More