A skilled and knowledgeable nurse attorney can provide the utmost assistance in any case. However, a lack of a nurse attorney could subject you and your license to any possible sanction depending on the severity of your misconduct.
At the time of the incident, an RN was employed as a Registered Nurse at a medical facility in Mesquite, Texas, and had been in those position for one (1) month.
On or about June 4, 2021, the said RN became non-compliant with the Agreed Order for Peer Assistance Program issued to her by the Texas Board of Nursing on August 10, 2020. Noncompliance is the result of the RN’s failure to comply with all requirements of the Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) participation agreement, in that the RN failed to check into the program’s drug-testing administration system thirty-one (31) times and missed four. (4) drug screens, failed to complete an evaluation, and failed to respond to her TPAPN case manager’s attempts to contact her. Section III, Stipulation D of the Agreed Order for Peer Assistance Program dated August 10, 2020, states:
“(D) The RN complies with all requirements of the TPAPN participation agreement during its term.,,”
On or about June 4, 2021, the said RN was dismissed from TPAPN and referred back to the Board.
Concerning the events, the RN states she was financially unable to afford TPAPN at the time, but has since obtained additional employment and can now afford the program.
However, the RN had not hired a nurse attorney during the whole process of the proceedings which the Texas Board of Nursing put the RN in a dilemma.
For more details or for a confidential consultation regarding accusations, it’s best to contact a Nurse Attorney Yong J. An. He is an experienced nurse attorney which helped RNs and LVNs defend against several cases since 2006. You can call him at (832) 428-5679 to get started or to inquire for more information regarding nursing license case defenses.