If you’ve come to find yourself in the unfortunate situation of being arrested, you’re probably scared and filled with anxiety. It’s a terrible experience for anyone. Worse yet, you find out that your career may be on the line all due to an honest mistake. As a nursing professional, it’s important to understand the rules and regulations regarding your license. Knowing how to prevent issues before they occur and what to do after can make all the difference in keeping your license and your livelihood. Criminal convictions can affect your nursing license; they can affect other medical professionals’ licenses as well, such as doctors or therapists.