Nurses facing accusations they never committed should hire a nurse attorney to strengthen their defense. Professional help can provide a better form of defense against the Texas Board of Nursing as an RN or LVN faces an accusation they wish to deny. This is just one of the many cases the RN from Houston should have known had she only hired a nurse attorney to help her.
On or about November 7, 2013, the RN misappropriated six tablets of Norco 5/325mg from a patient and failed to take precautions to prevent such misappropriation. Her conduct was likely to defraud the facility and patients of the cost of the medications.
On or about November 22, 2013, the same RN engaged in the intemperate use of Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, and Tramadol, in that she produced a specimen for a drug screen that resulted positive for Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, and Tramadol. The use of Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, and Tramadol by a Registered Nurse, while subject to call or duty, could impair the nurse’s ability to recognize subtle signs, symptoms, or changes in a patient’s condition, and could impair the nurse’s ability to make rational, accurate, and appropriate assessments, judgments, and decisions regarding patient care, thereby placing
The Board finds that there exist serious risks to public health and safety as a result of impaired nursing care due to the intemperate use of controlled substances or chemical dependency.
Despite her explanation, the Board of Nursing placed her under disciplinary action but without any suspension whatsoever. Hiring the right nurse attorney for this case would be of great help, knowing that she denied the accusations.
If you’re having trouble against cases that you were accused of doing, and you deny those facts, then seek the help of Nurse Attorney Yong J. An. To get started with a private consultation, you may contact him at (832) 428-5679.