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At the time of the initial incident, an RN was employed as a Registered Nurse at a medical facility in Lubbock, Texas, and had been in that position for three (3) years and eleven (11) months.
On or about December 24, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse, and assigned to the Emergency Department, the said RN withdrew one (1) injection of Morphine 4mg from the medication dispensing system for the patient, but failed to document and/or completely and accurately document the administration of the medication in the patient’s Medication Administration Record (MAR) and/or nurses’ notes. The RN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient, in that subsequent caregivers would rely on her documentation to further medicate the patient, which could result in an overdose. Additionally, The action of the RN placed the hospital in violation of Chapter 481 (Controlled Substances Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
It was on or about December 24, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse, and assigned to the Emergency Department, the said RN withdrew one (1) injection of Morphine 4mg from the medication dispensing system for the patient, but failed to follow the facility’s policy and procedures for wastage of the unused portion of the medication. The conduct of the RN left the medication unaccounted for, was likely to deceive the hospital pharmacy, and placed the pharmacy in violation of Chapter 481 (Controlled Substance Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
The Board gave the RN sufficient time to defend the complaints filed against her. However, there was a failure on the RN’s part to find the right nurse attorney to handle her case. The negligence of the nurse’s attorney led to the suspension of the defendant’s RN license.
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