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At the time of the initial incident, she was employed as an LVN at a hospital in McAllen, Texas and had been in that position for (8) eight months.
On or about March 15, 2020, while employed as an LVN at a hospital in McAllen, Texas, LVN wrote telephone orders for Norco 12mg and Ambien 6mg for a patient without obtaining the required authorization for the order from the physician. Furthermore, the physician denied giving the orders or being on call that night. LVN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient from non-efficacious medical treatment, obtained without the benefit of a physician’s expertise. Additionally, LVN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient in that subsequent care givers would rely on her documentation to further medicate the patient.
The above actions constitute grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with Section 301.452(b)(10)&(13), Texas Occupations Code, and is a violation of 22 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §217.11(1)(A),(1)(B),(1)(C)&(1)(D) and 22 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §217.12 (1)(A),(1)(B),(1)(C),(4),(6)(A),(6)(H)&(10)(B).
Because of this, the LVN was summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing to defend her side but the LVN failed to hire a nurse attorney to help her with her case and without proper defense, the Texas Board of Nursing then decided to place her LVN license under disciplinary action.
If you also received a letter from the Texas Board of Nursing regarding a case or complaint filed on you, you should hire a nurse attorney immediately before it’s too late. Equip yourself with the knowledge and expertise you need for a successful outcome by consulting a knowledgeable and experienced Texas nurse attorney. Texas Nurse Attorney Yong J. An is one of those dedicated nurse attorneys who helped represent more than 300 nurse cases for the past 16 years. Contact the Law Office of Yong J. An 24/7 through text or call at (832) 428-5679 for a confidential consultation regarding any accusations from the Texas BON.