Improper documentation at work is a serious case, which is why a nurse attorney is needed if you get accused of this kind of scenario. However, there are some nurses who thought they were guilty of the charges failed to hire a nurse attorney just because they thought it’s the doom for their license already. But that is not entirely the case as there is still hope.
Unfortunately, a LVN from McGregor failed to do this. This results in disciplinary action from the Texas Board of Nursing. Always keep in mind that the Texas Board of Nursing handles all of the cases that may affect the license from receiving the suspension, disciplinary action, or revocation. However, with a right nurse attorney for the case, rest assured that the case can go according to the nurse’s favor, especially if the LVN has a good defense against the case.
On or about October 23, 2016 through October 31, 2016, while employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a rehabilitation center in McGregor, the LVN signed out medications from the individual control drug sheet for several patients but failed to document accurately and completely the administration of the medication in the resident’s Medication Administration Record (MAR).
The LVN also misappropriated five (5) tabs of Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen from a patient Resident and four (4) tabs of Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen from another patient, belonging to the facility or residents thereof, or failed to take precautions to prevent such misappropriation. Her conduct was likely to defraud the facility and residents thereof of the cost of the medications.
Because of this, the LVN was summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing to defend her side.
However, her defense and lack of proper nurse attorney to help her resulted in disciplinary action by the Texas Board of Nursing.
If you’re facing cases such as this, and you think that additional disciplinary action should not be applied anymore, then be sure to hire a nurse attorney who can fully assist you. Texas nurse attorney Yong J. An is an experienced nurse attorney for more than 16 years. To contact him for inquiries or to schedule a confidential consultation, dial (832) 428-5679 to proceed.