Negligence while at work is a serious case, which is why a nurse attorney is needed if you get accused of this kind of scenario. However, some who thought they were guilty of the charges failed to hire a nurse attorney just because they thought it was the doom for their RN or LVN license already. But that is not entirely the case as there is still hope.
At the time of the initial incident, an RN was employed as a Registered Nurse at a hospital in Midland, Texas, and had been in that position for two (2) years and two (2) months.
On or about November 22. 2018 through November 23, 201 8, while employed as a Staff Nurse, the RN inaccurately documented that he administered three (3) oral doses of Lactulose 20g/30ml in 60mI to the patient. when the patient was unable to swallow medication orally due to his altered mental status. The RN’s conduct created an inaccurate medical record and was likely to injure the patient as subsequent caregivers would rely on his documentation to provide further care.
On or about November 22, 2018, through November 23, 2018, the RN failed to notify and/or document the notification of the physician when the patient was unable to take LactuJose orally due to his altered mental status. The RN’s conduct deprived the physician of’ the opportunity to institute timely medical interventions to stabilize the patient.
In response, the RN stated he scanned the Lactulose and attempted to administer it but the patient would not arouse. The RN states il was a documentation error because the record was not updated to indicate the medication was not actually given.
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding errors committed by an RN or LVN. Thus, she was called by the Board to defend against the case.
However, the RN was not able to properly present herself to the Board.
has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding errors committed by an RN or LVN. Thus, she was called by the Board to defend against the case.
However, the RN was not able to properly present herself to the Board. If you ever undergo cases such as this, it’s best to seek the assistance of a good nurse attorney as it could make the case better in your favor. Be sure to find a nurse attorney who’s experienced and knowledgeable in several nurse cases to ensure the best assistance possible.
If you also received a complaint regarding a case filed against you, you should hire a nurse attorney immediately before it’s too late. Texas nurse attorney Yong J. An is one of those dedicated nurse lawyers who helped various nurses in their cases since 2006. You may contact him 24/7 at (832) 428-5679 for more information or if you want to schedule a private consultation.