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Unfortunately, no legal cause of action would typically arise from these facts, even if you could prove the allegation was false. This is so because employers generally retain the freedom to terminate employees based on false allegations, since employment is "at will" absent an express agreement to the contrary. As for the complaint to the nursing board, complaints to administrative agencies like this are legally protected and immune from any legal cause of action for defamation. There is a strong public policy interest in protecting such complaints, as if the complaining party could be sued every time the subject nurse disagreed with the allegation it would deter anyone from ever reporting a nurse to the board, as they would risk personal liability.
Your remedy in this circumstance is to oppose any adverse action against your license through your hearing with the nursing board. You would not typically have any other legal recourse of claims in this circumstance, as unforutnate as that is and as much as I wish I could tell you otherwise.
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