The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) has the jurisdiction to hear and decide cases involving the practice of professional nursing in Texas. Any RN/LVN in Texas found guilty for violating the state laws and regulations may be subjected to a disciplinary case. The complaint can be filed before the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). When it comes to disciplinary proceedings before an administrative body in the state of Texas, the first thing that you need to take into consideration is to hire the best Texas nurse attorney. This attorney can help any RN or LVN defend herself and try to prevent the revocation of the license of RN/LVN in Texas.
At the time of the initial incident, he was employed as an RN at a hospital in Midland, Texas and had been in that position for six (6) years and eight (8) months.
On or about October 2020, through March 2021, while employed as an RN at a hospital in Midland, Texas, RN obtained Amphetamine / Dextroamphetamine from five (5) different pharmacies for himself, his wife, and his daughter through the use of falsified and unauthorized prescriptions, using the name and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number assigned to a licensed medical doctor after misappropriating the prescription pad from the said doctor. RN’s conduct was likely to deceive the pharmacy, and possession of Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine through use of fraudulent prescriptions is prohibited by Chapter 481 of the Texas Health and Safety Code (Controlled Substances Act).
The above actions constitute grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with Section 301.452(b)(10), Texas Occupations Code, and is a violation of 22 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §217.12(6)(G),(10)(E)&(11)(B).
The evidence against the RN was strong. At the same time, he was not able to properly defend his case in court. As a result, his nursing license was placed under disciplinary action.
Avoid the similar thing from happening on your end. Make sure to find the right defense attorney in case a complaint will be filed against you before the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). For more details or for a confidential consultation regarding accusations, it’s best to contact an experienced Texas nurse attorney. Texas Nurse Attorney Yong J. An is an experienced nurse attorney who represented more than 300 nurse cases for RNs and LVNs for the past 16 years. You can call him at (832) 428-5679 to get started or to inquire for more information regarding nursing license case defenses.