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Did you know that cases or complaints filed before the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) undergo a complicated process? The steps that must be followed by every LVN or RN nurse in the state of Texas are quite complex. This is the reason why it is highly recommended for every professional nurse to hire the right nursing defense attorney in Texas. Doing so will help him prevent the Board from suspending or revoking his license.

Unfortunately, for a nurse named Josh, he failed to hire the services of a lawyer when a disciplinary case was filed against him. In fact, the RN nurse waived representation by counsel, informal conference and notice and hearing. All these resulted to the revocation of his nursing license. As a result, he loses the right to practice the nursing profession in the state of Texas.

The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) had a jurisdiction to hear and decide the case filed against him. The RN nurse inappropriately harassed a patient, in that he fondled the patient’s genitals while the individual was sleeping soundly at her hospital room. Because of this misconduct, the family of the patient filed a criminal case against him in court as well as an administrative case before the Board.

The RN nurse admitted to touching the patient’s genitals when questioned by the police. Respondent’s conduct was likely to cause emotional, physical, and/or psychological harm to the patient and could have interfered or disrupted this patient’s treatment. Josh was found guilty by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), which ordered for the revocation of his license with finality.

If you have received a letter from the Texas BON for use of drugs/alcohol or any other offense, it is best to consult an experienced Texas Nurse Defense Attorney who can guide you on the steps you need to take to protect your nursing license.