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At the time of the initial incident, an RN was employed as a Registered Nurse at a health facility in Fort Worth, Texas, and had been in that position for four (4) years and two (2) months.
On or about May 17, 2020, while employed as a Registered Nurse, the RN failed to assess and/or document her assessment of Patient L.R. when he had a blood glucose reading of 439. The conduct of the RN created an incomplete medical record.
It was or about May 17, 2020, while employed as a Registered Nurse, the RN failed to adequately supervise and instruct the Licensed Vocational Nurse on duty to implement the Standing Delegated Order for Hypoglycemia/Hyperglycemia, document on the Urgent/Emergent Record, and notify the provider when the patient complained of sour stomach and had a blood glucose reading of 439. Subsequently, the patient was found without a pulse or respirations at approximately 0400 on May 21, 2020. The behavior of the RN was likely to injure the patient from clinical decisions based on incomplete assessment information and omitted instructions that would have been provided on the Urgent Emergent Record. In addition, the RN’s actions deprived the provider of needed information and may have contributed to the patient’s death from diabetic ketoacidosis.
In relation to the situation that occurred, the RN states she spoke to the patient but he did not have significant symptoms. Therefore, the said RN did not instruct the LVN to initiate the Standing Delegated Order for Hypoglycemia/Hyperglycemia. In addition, the RN regrets that she did not call the patient back to recheck his blood sugar a couple of hours later.
Unfortunately, with the lack of an effective nurse attorney to defend her case, the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) decided to take disciplinary action against the RN.
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