Alaska Statutes Sec. 08.68.277 - Duty of Employers to Report

(a) An employer of a nurse licensed under this chapter or a nurse aide certified under this chapter practicing within the scope of that license or certification that discharges or suspends a nurse or nurse aide or conditions or restricts the practice of a nurse or nurse aide shall, within seven working days after the action, report to the board the name and address of the person and the reason for the action. An employer shall report to the board the name and address of a nurse or nurse aide who resigns while under investigation by the employer. The requirement of an employer to report under this section applies only to a discharge, suspension, or restriction of practice that is based on a ground allowing action by the board under AS 08.68.270 or 08.68.334 or for conduct prohibited under AS 08.68.340 .

(b) Upon receipt of a report under (a) of this section, the board shall investigate the matter and take appropriate action under AS 08.68.275.

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