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When the Texas Board of Nursing summoned you to appear before the court due to medical malpractice, hiring the best nurse attorney in Austin is crucial. Unfortunately, not all nurses were able to hire a nurse attorney as they underwent such cases. This incident that an LVN from Austin committed on February 2010 was one of those examples. L100765N7534

At the time of the initial incident, she was employed as a licensed vocational nurse in a medical facility in Austin and had been in that position for approximately one year and three months.

On or about February 4, 2010, while employed in a medical facility in Austin, the LVN admitted to both using and diverting controlled substances from the Omnicell medication dispensing system. Consequently, she was referred to the Texas Peer Assistance Program (TPAPN) and underwent inpatient treatment at a rehabilitation center near Austin.

The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding errors committed by an RN or LVN. Thus, she was called by the Board to defend against the case.

The following incident and defense against the case caused the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) to place the LVN and her license into disciplinary proceedings. She would have sought assistance from a good nurse attorney to provide clarifications towards the case.

Always remember that anyone can file a complaint against an LVN with the state board for any reason. When this happens, all complaints need to be taken seriously no matter how trivial or unfounded they may appear. A nurse attorney is someone who can help you defend your license when the state board summoned you. Nurse defense lawyer Yong J. An, an experienced nurse lawyer for various licensing cases for 14 years, can assist you by texting or calling him at (832) 428-5679.