Every person who wants to become a professional nurse needs to go through several processes. First of all, there is a need to complete tertiary education in a nursing school. After graduation, the next step is to take the nursing board examination. The goal is to pass the said exam in order to become part of the professional nurses. This is why RNs and LVNs should be more careful whenever they are on their duty. All these only show that the process is not really easy. Hence, every RN must take care of her license. Failure to hire the best nurse attorney to defend your case could simply lead to license suspension or revocation.One wrong move can result in the suspension or revocation of the said license. The administrative body or agency that has the authority to hear cases regarding the nursing profession is the Texas Board of nursing. 

On or about November 1, 2011, while employed as a staff nurse in a health care center in Houston, the RN used the name and number of a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) nurse practitioner, to call in fraudulent unauthorized prescriptions for two drugs, Hydrocodone and Azithromycin.

The RN could have deceived the pharmacy and the possession of these drugs through the use of unauthorized prescription is prohibited by the Texas Health and Safety Code.

As a defense to the case filed against her, the LVN states all medications were administered as ordered and communicated toattending staff during the course of patient care. Additionally, she states shehad been treated by and believed she had authorization to call in theprescription, but admits she should not have called in these prescriptionshimself.

The Texas Board of Nursing gave the LVN sufficient time to defend the complaints filed against her. However, there was a failure on the LVN’s part to find the right nurse attorney to handle his case. The negligence of the nurse attorney led to the suspension of the defendant’s license.

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