It’s best to seek the help of a nurse attorney when facing any accusations. However, some nurses tend to face these results instead without thinking that a nurse attorney is always reliable for matters such as these.
At the time of the incident, an RN was employed as a Registered Nurse at a hospital in Mission, Texas, and had been in that position for five (5) years and five (5) months.
On or about June 8, 2018, through June 9, 2018, the RN involved in the incident had administered Morphine 4 mg to a patient in excess frequency and/or dosage of the physician’s order. The RN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient in that the administration of medications in excess frequency/ dosage of the physician’s order could result in the patients suffering from adverse reactions. Additionally, the RN’s conduct placed the hospital in violation of Chapter 451 (Controlled Substances Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
As a response of the RN to the incident, the RN states the patient had metastatic cancer and extreme difficulties with swallowing due to pain associated with radiation esophagitis. As a result, the patient was experiencing extremely low oral intake. The RN states she gave PRN medications slightly ahead of its scheduled delivery times when the patient’s family brought food in an attempt to help increase the patient’s oral intake by alleviating the patient’s breakthrough pain.
Because of this, the LVN was summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing to give her a fair chance to defend her case. She was given the chance to defend herself at the Board.
However, the Texas Board of Nursing found her guilty for the complaint against her and her license was suspended. She lost the case simply because she failed to find an effective and efficient nurse attorney.
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