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Operation Nightingale

Operation Nightingale:
Investigation of Fraudulent Nursing Diplomas

On January 25, 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its initiation of the prosecution of individuals involved in a scheme selling false and fraudulent nursing diplomas. All the nursing programs have been closed. Please select the link below to access a notice from the DC Department of Health (DC Health) Health Regulation and Licensing Administration regarding fraudulent nursing diplomas:

Notice for Stakeholders

Un-Approved Nursing Education Programs

Applicants who attended a PN/RN nursing education program at any of the nursing programs listed in the document below will not meet minimum qualifications for licensure as a PN/RN in the District of Columbia​.

Select Link below:
Notice Regarding Un-Approved Nursing Programs
& List of Un-Approved Schools