Even before the COVID-19 pandemic started its devastating roll across the country, the health care work environment was experiencing challenges – especially for nurses in Denton. Some nurses when put under pressure or under stress tend to do a mistake while at work. But this can be resolve with the help of a nurse attorney.
On or about November 30 2018 while employed as a Registered Nurse in Denton, the RN incorrectly documented the blood sugar result in the chart of a patient. Her conduct resulted in an inaccurate medical record and was likely to injure the patient in that subsequent caregivers would not have accurate and complete information on which to base their care decisions. In addition, she failed to intervene and assess the blood pressure of a patient for four 4 hours after an abnormally high reading. Additionally, she failed to ensure that an order for Labetalol a blood pressure medication was correctly entered into the patient’s medical record. Her conduct was likely to injure the patient from potentially adverse complications of undetected and untreated fluctuations in blood pressure including the possible demise
During the hearing, the RN states that she took a blood sugar by mistake on another assigned patient and documented it to their record therefore he did not think it was a charting error at the time Respondent states that he didn’t realize that it was the wrong patient until later and that the two 2 patients were assigned to him at the same time and were positioned across the hall from each other Respondent states that he wrote the vital 2 CIO 843756 0 191 signs in a pocket notebook he carried for entry into the medical record at a later time
This is just one of the many causes why every nurse in Denton is expected to act with prudence in practicing the profession. Any form of gross negligence, disobedience, or any form of offense on the part of an RN or LVN is never excused.
Any criminal, negligence, or administrative case can be defended, as long as there is a skilled nurse attorney ready to assist you during the hearing before the Board of Nursing. The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction regarding cases that may affect an RN or LVN’s license from suspension, disciplinary action, or revocation.
The RN lost the case simply because she failed to find an effective and efficient nurse attorney. Avoid committing the same mistake she did. Find the right nurse attorney in Denton to help you with your needs. Contact nurse attorney Yong J. An directly by calling or texting him at (832) 428-5679 for a discreet consultation.