A skilled and knowledgeable nurse attorney can provide utmost assistance over cases 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.
On or about June 19, 2019, the Board provided notice to the RN that an investigation was being initiated into alleged violations of the Nursing Practice Act and/or the Board’s Rules and Regulations Relating to Nurse Education, Licensure, and Practice, as follows:
On or about May 14, 2019, through June 12, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse at a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, the RN withdrew medications from the medication dispensing system for patients without valid physician’s orders.
On or about May 14, 2019, through June 12, 2019, the RN withdrew medication from the medication dispensing system for patients but failed to document and/or accurately and completely document the administration of the medication in the patients’ Medication Administration Record (MAR) and/or Nurses’ Notes.
On or about May 14, 2019, through June 12, 2019, the RN withdrew medication from the medication dispensing system for patients but failed to follow the facility’s policy and procedure for wastage of the unused portions of the medications.
On or about May 14, 2019, through June 12, 2019, the RN misappropriated medications belonging to the facility and patients thereof or failed to take precautions to prevent such misappropriation. And on or about June 14, 2019, the RN exhibited conduct that may have prevented her from practicing nursing with reasonable skill and safety in that, the RN threatened to harm herself with a weapon.
The Texas Board of Nursing then decided to subject the RN and her license to disciplinary action. The said action shall ensure the safety of the patient, along with a better future for the RN’s career. 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 nurse attorney. 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.