Your nurse license is a commitment that you will perform your duties with full integrity. Any misconduct that you committed as a nurse will reflect on your license and clinical records and can be reviewed by the Texas Board of Nursing. Take note that the Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding a nurse’s misconduct, which includes the provision of medication in excessive amounts. This is why you need a nurse attorney when this time comes.
An incident similar to this happened on or about June 14, 2012 to April 29, 2015 when the dentist prescribed a Schedule III Controlled Substance. However, the dentist committed an act of over-providing the medicine to the patient by advising to acquire an excessive amount of it.
The said errors could lead towards drug dependence, adverse side-effects, as well as impairment in performing the daily duties of the patient. This was immediately observed by the Texas Board of Nursing, resulting them to summon the dentist for a hearing regarding her case.
Additionally, another instance of over-prescription of medicine occurred on or about July 4,
The RN was not able to provide a proper defense for herself when she attended the hearing. Therefore, the Texas Board of Nursing placed her dental license to disciplinary action to ensure that she will be able to avoid such errors in the future.
The case could have yielded a better result in favor of the RN if she was able to hire a nurse attorney. Her lack of hiring one shows that she will be able to get the maximum sentence that the Board can possibly provide.
Should you experience any kind of case that may affect your dental license, it’s best to hire professional help by scheduling a legal consultation. To do so, it’s best to contact Mr. Yong J. An, an experienced dental license attorney who has worked for several cases for more than 14 years. You may contact him by dialing (832) 428-5679.