The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) has the jurisdiction to hear and decide cases involving the practice of professional nursing in Texas. Any RN or LVN found guilty for violating the state laws and regulations may be subjected to a disciplinary case if not properly defended by a skilled nurse attorney.
One of the best examples where a client failed to hire the right nurse attorney will be discussed in this case.
On or about June 13, 2015, while employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a medical facility in Houston, the LVN failed to report to her supervisor, and the patient’s physician, that she tripped while holding said patient. Subsequently, on or about June 15, 2015, the patient was admitted to the hospital for an angulated impacted buckle fracture through the distal femur. Her conduct contributed to the patient suffering an unnecessary fracture and delayed information needed by the physician to formulate his or her clinical care decisions.
On or about September 12, 2015, the same LVN was for DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, a misdemeanor offense she committed on or about September 12, 2015.
Because of this, the LVN was summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing. However, she failed to hire an experienced nurse attorney to help her defend her side of the story.
The LVN failed to properly present and defend her case against the court. She was disciplined warning to suspension of her LVN license by violating Texas Board of Nursing regulation.
Avoid the similar thing from happening on your end. Make sure to find the right nurse attorney in case a complaint will be filed against you before the Texas Board of Nursing (BON).
Consult with Texas nurse attorney Yong J. An today if you have any questions about your disciplinary process by calling or texting him at (832) 428-5679 day, night or weekends.