Facing any allegations may compromise your career and a Texas nurse attorney could provide you the best help. If you have any valid reasons, you may refer to an experienced nurse attorney to provide further defense against your case.
On or about October 8, 2014, while employed as staff nurse in a medical facility in Austin, the LVN withdrew one (1) tablet of Tramadol 50mg, two (2) tablets of Hydrocodone/APAP 10/325mg, and one (1) injection of Hydromorphone 1mg/1ml from the medication dispensing system for patients but failed to document, and/or accurately and completely document the administration of the medications in the patients’ Medication Administration Record (MAR) and/or Nurses’ Notes.
Her conduct was likely to injure the patients, in that subsequent care givers would rely on her documentation to further medicate the patients, which could result in an overdose. Additionally, Respondent’s conduct placed the hospital in violation of Chapter 481 (Controlled Substances Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases that may affect the LVN 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.
It’s best to seek the help of a nurse attorney when facing charges related to negligence or any misinformation made by the RN or LVN’s part. However, some nurses tend to face these results instead without thinking that nurse attorneys are always reliable for matters such as these.
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.