Bakersfield College nursing students Shelley Simpson and Sarah Peters-Findley, from left, at a nursing board meeting in Bakersfield in September 2008. Nursing students regularly attend such meetings and listen to nurses petitioning to get their licenses back so they can see how nurses can jeopardize their careers through their misconduct.
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