Accusations are stressful issues for an RN or LVN, except when a nurse attorney assists you against the case. The Texas Board of Nurses is responsible for all hearings against RNs and LVNs undergoing a case that may revoke suspend or only discipline their license. Take note that nurse attorneys can also defend a nurse’s license against accusations.
This is the story of an RN who has been charged for alleged medical negligence and malpractices.
On or about December 12, 2013, the RN failed to administer a dos a patient with an active flu case. Additionally, the RN failed to remove a foley and ambulate a patient per protocol. The RN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient in that failure to administer medications as ordered by a physician could have resulted in non-efficacious treatment.
The RN was summoned before the Board to defend against the case.
During the hearing, the RN states she was experiencing a lot of stress due to her husband’s employment situation and her son’s autism. She states that because of this, one day she ran out of fuel and admitted herself to a facility for a mental health condition. The RN states she is currently on medications and is doing well, as is verified by her therapist and psychiatrist.
But without the proper help from a good defense attorney, the RN lost the case and she was disciplined and suspended.
The Texas Board of Nursing then subjected the RN and her license into disciplinary action. The accusation would have been defended by an experienced and skilled nurse attorney, had the LVN hired one. Hiring a nurse attorney for defense is applicable for any kind of accusation laid against an RN or LVN.
For more details and to schedule a confidential consultation, you must approach one of the most experienced nurse attorneys in Texas, Yong J. An. He has assisted numerous nursing license cases since 2006. You may contact him by dialing (832)-428-5679 if you wish to learn more information should you undergo accusations or any other case that may affect your license.