The chances of falling into the wrong hands of the person entrusted to care for your well-being would decrease. More colleges need to get on board with background checks being done before all nursing programs and classes take place. Background checks would help to determine the right people to qualify for each program. With combining academic levels and routine checks it will instill the student to be the best they can be at nursing and taking care of others.
The majority of workplaces that hire nurses require background checks and drug testing regularly. It protects the employer and the patients from possible negative outcomes. If background checks had been around and used in the history of nurses a lot of harm and death of patients could have been avoided or possibly stopped before death occurred. Nurses have a huge amount of responsibility placed on them with taking care of others loved ones. Ethics can help that nurse to determine the right course of action with each