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Facing any misdemeanor allegations may compromise your career and a Texas nurse attorney could provide you the best help. If you have any valid reasons, you may refer to an experienced nurse attorney to provide further defense against your case.

On or about April 6, 2015, an LVN from Houston was arrested and subsequently charged for a felony offense.

On or about July 17, 2015, she signed a Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) Participation Agreement for Substance Use Disorder. On or about September 22, 2016, she was dismissed from the Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) for missing her fourth drug screen.

The LVN’s conduct could have affected her ability to recognize subtle signs, symptoms or changes in conditions, and could have affected his ability to make rational, accurate and appropriate assessments, judgments and decisions regarding patient care, thereby placing patients in potential danger.

In response to the incidents happened, the LVN disclosed that her discharge from TPAPN after successfully completing a year was due to several unforeseen circumstances. She states that she would like to re-enroll into TPAPN as she completed one year of the program and commends the program in all aspects of her recovery.

The Board finds that there exists serious risk to public health and safety as a result of impaired nursing care due to the intemperate use of controlled substances or chemical dependency.

Because of this, the Texas Board of Nursing disciplined and suspended her LVN license.

The Texas Board of Nursing subjected the LVN and her license into disciplinary action. The assistance of a skilled and experienced nurse attorney could have helped the case become better for the LVN. So if you ever encounter such an issue, it’s best to contact Nurse Attorney Yong J. An at (832) 428-5679 for a confidential consultation.