In every proceeding before the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), the first thing that you need to remember is to get assistance from a reliable and skilled nurse attorney. At this point, it is important to note that exercising your right to counsel will be beneficial on your part. Keep in mind that even if a legal counsel does not represent you, the proceeding or hearing of your case will continue. When this happens, there is a high probability that you will eventually lose in the case.
On or about August 17, 2010 a complaint was filed with the Board alleging that on or about July 27, 2010, an LVN from Dallas failed to attend to patients and failed to document patient care on patients while employed in a medical facility in Dallas.
Based on this complaint, the Board conducted an investigation. On or about July 27, 2010, while employed in a medical facility in Dallas, the failed to perform nursing assessments, order medication administration, or provide nursing care to her assigned patient.
Additionally, she failed to document pain, respiratory, cardiac, skin, or any other assessments during her shift on the patient.
Because of this, the Texas Board of Nursing decided to discipline the LVN and her license was suspended.
Holding an LVN license in Texas comes with certain obligations and responsibilities. If you want to continue practicing in the nursing profession, one of the important things that you need to do is to comply with the rules and regulations set by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Every LVN in this state is subject to the jurisdiction of the Board of Nursing. Whenever there are administrative complaints against an LVN or RN, the Board will have authority to hear and decide the merits of the cases.
If you are looking for a Texas nurse attorney that has a proven track record in this practice area, contact the Law Firm of Yong J. An 24/7 by calling or texting him at (832) 428-5679 for a confidential consultation. Mr. An has over 12 years’ experience handling Texas BON disciplinary action cases and has helped several dozens of LVNs in Texas protect their license.