A skilled and knowledgeable nurse attorney can provide utmost assistance over cases such as misappropriation of medication that you may deny committing. However, a lack of a nurse attorney could subject you and your license to any possible sanction depending on the severity of your misconduct.
At the time of the incident, an RN was employed at a hospital in Brownsville, Texas, and had been in that position for one (1) year and seven (7) months.
It was on or about June 27, 2018, through, September 25, 2018, the RN misappropriated one (1) tablet of Tramadol from a patient 1, one (1) of Tramadol from patient 2, one (1) tablet of Acetaminophen-Codeine 300-30mg from patient 3, one (1) tablet of Alprazolam from patient 4, and one (1) syringe of Morphine from patient 5, or failed to take precautions to prevent such misappropriation. The RN’s conduct was likely to defraud the facility and patients of the cost of the medications.
In regards to the incident and the conduct the RN committed, the RN neither denies nor admits the allegations or the accusation against her. But still, this put her in a bad situation. The Texas Board of Nursing will subject the RN to disciplinary action which may also put her license at risk.
However, she should contact a nurse attorney in order to receive assistance regarding the case, especially if the RN sincerely thinks of it as an accusation.
For more details or for a confidential consultation regarding accusations, it’s best to contact an experienced and the right nurse attorney for your case. Nurse Attorney Yong J. An is an experienced nurse attorney which helped RNs and LVNs defend against several cases since 2006. You can call him at (832) 428-5679 to get started or to inquire for more information regarding nursing license case defenses.