Nursing Cases Results

No Nurse has lost nurse licenses: 2006-2018

20 cases Warning with Stipulations: 2006-2018
30 cases Reprimand with Stipulations: 2006-2018
18 cases Remedial Educations: 2006-2018
19 Case Remedial Education with Fine: 2006-2018
12 Cases Dismissed: 2006-2018

See below for Dismissed/Closed Cases

Represented by Attorney Yong J. An

333 Guadalupe Street, Ste. 3-460, Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 305-7400  Fax: (512) 305-7400  www.bon.texas.gov
Katherine A.Thomas,MN,RN,FAAN
Executive Director

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Represented Case: Sleeping Nurse

“On or about January 19, 2017, while employed as a Registered Nurse with a Health Services, and assigned to Patient, you lacked fitness to practice in that you were observed to be sleeping while on duty”

Dismissed/Closed the case on August 28, 2017,
By AH, Investigator, Texas Board of Nursing.

Represented Case: Bipolar Nurse

“On or about April, 2010 through May 2010, you lacked fitness to practice vocational nursing in that you were diagnosed with bipolar disorder and you were observed starting you had bug crawling out of your skin”.

“On or about March 6, 2012, you submitted an Online Renewal Document to the Texas Board of Nursing in which you provided false, deceptive, and/or misleading information, in that you answered “No” to the following questions:

In the past 5 years, have you been diagnosed with or treated or hospitalized for schizophrenia or other psychotic disorder, bipolar disorder, paranoid personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, or borderline personality disorder? (You may answer “no” if you have completed and/or compliance with TPAPN for mental illness).”

Closed/Dismissed the case on May 7, 2018
By SR, Investigator, Texas Board of Nursing

Represented Case: Incompetent Nurse

“On or about February 13, 2017, through July 8, 2017, while employed as Staff nurse, you failed to competently:

Operate the Alaris infusion pump and initiate and prepare IV bag and IV tubing

1. Tie and perform a quick release restraint;

2. Insert and IV;

3. Operate a feeding pump; and

4. Demonstrate and/or verbalize Escalation of Care and identify plan of critical care/interventions.”

Closed/Dismissed on February 9, 2018
By DR, Supervising Investigator, Texas Board of Nursing.

Represented Case: PTP Nurse

“On or about June 24, 2017, while utilizing a Privilege to Practice (PTP) nursing from the Outside of Texas and employed in the Medical Center, you lacked fitness to practice nursing in that you exhibited signs of impaired behavior while on duty, including, but not limited to: looking disheveled with grass and twigs, notice on your hair, staggering, and emitting an odor of alcohol.”

Dismissed/Closed the case on June 19, 2018
By RA, Lead investigator, Texas Board of Nursing

Represented Case: Observation of child abuse by a Nurse

“On or about October 17, 2013, while employed as a Registered Nurse with a Health Services, and assigned to Patient, you observed a member of household in slapping patient on the back of the head and spanking patient with a belt but did not report to proper authority.”

Dismissed/Closed the case on November 17, 2014
By AD, Director of Enforcement, Texas Board of Nursing.

Represented Case: Practiced as RN when license was revoked

“The Default Order was issued on February 9, 2016, revoking RN license due to not responding complaint.

RN license was restored on March 11, 2016
By Executive Director, Texas Board of Nursing

Represented Case: Incompetent Nurse

“On or about December 28, 2016 through June 10, 2018, while employed as a RN, you established plans of care, discharge instructions and entered orders without direction of a physician and/or without valid physician orders for Patient 1, 2, and 3.

On or about January 17, 2017 through May 24, 2017, while employed as a RN, you fraudulently documented your assessments in the Physician’s Progress Note in the medical records of Patient 1 and 2.

On or about June 8, 2017, while employed as a RN, you transmitted patient information and received orders via non-secure devices”

Corrective Action (Paid Fine & Taking 8 Hours of Education) and dismissed/Closed on March 16, 2018
By LS, Investigator, Texas Board of Nursing.

Represented Case: Removing a restriction without assessing The patient by Nurse Practitioner

“On or about August 13, 2015, while employed as a Family Nurse Practitioner, you removed medical restrictions from Patient 1, including a heat restriction, without properly assessing the patient:”

Remedial Education, Deferred
(Taking 8 hours education classes and be dismissed) on June 16, 2018
By SC, Lead investigator, Texas Board of Nursing

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