The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) is the government agency that has jurisdiction to hear and decide administrative cases involving RN and LVN licenses. The Board has the power to suspend and/or revoke the nurse’s license. It is also the agency that is responsible for overseeing the practice of professional nursing all over the State of Texas. An RN or LVN who violates the state laws and issuances from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) should seek proper help from a nurse attorney.
During the incident that happened on or about July 9, 2018, while employed as a Registered Nurse at a hospital in Carrollton, Texas, the RN failed to obtain a physician’s order before drawing blood samples from the right subclavian hemodialysis catheter of a patient; subsequently, the catheter clotted, requiring the patient to undergo surgery to place temporary hemodialysis access in the right femoral vein. The RN’s conduct exposed the patient to injury from loss of the hemodialysis access and to the risk of injury from the adverse complications of surgery
The above action constitutes 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
The Texas Board of Nursing decided to discipline her license as a result of her actions. It’s because she failed to hire a good nurse attorney for the case, which is why her defense was not matched with the evidence that the Board possesses.
A good nurse attorney is always the best line of defense for these cases. This is the reason why Nurse Attorney Yong J. An is dedicated to helping those nurses in need to settle their cases. For a private consultation and other inquiries, it’s best to contact him for assistance by dialing (832)-428-5679.