Facing any allegations may compromise your career and a good Texas nurse attorney could provide you the best help. If you have any valid reasons, you may refer to a nurse attorney to provide further defense against your case.
The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases that may affect the RN license. The strictness of the Board also ensures that nurses will only commit to the duties they are assigned to in order to guarantee accurate and excellent performance in all hospitals throughout the state of Texas.
An instance wherein an example of this issue was charged against a RN happened on or about October 4, 2015, when the RN diverted Morphine and Hydromorphone belonging to the facility or patients thereof, in that she admitted to said diversion for his personal use. Her conduct was likely to defraud the facility and patients of the cost of the medications.
Subsequently, the RN engaged in the intemperate use of Morphine and Hydromorphone in that she submitted a specimen for a cause drug screen which resulted positive for Morphine and Hydromorphone. Unlawful possession of Morphine and Hydromorphone is prohibited by Chapter 481 of the Texas Health & Safety Code (Controlled Substances Act). The use of Morphine and Hydromorphone by a Registered Nurse, while subject to call or duty, could impair the nurse’s ability to recognize subtle signs, symptoms or changes in the patient’s condition, and could impair the nurse’s ability to make rational, accurate, and appropriate assessments, judgments, and decisions regarding patient care, thereby placing the patient in potential danger.
The allegations filed on the RN were all denied by her. However, she failed to hire an experienced nurse attorney to defend her.
The Texas Board of Nursing subjected the RN and her license into disciplinary action. The assistance of a nurse attorney could have helped the case become better for the RN. So if you ever encounter such an issue, it’s best to contact Nurse Attorney Yong J. An at (832) 428-5679 for a confidential consultation.