It’s best to seek the help of a nurse attorney when facing different complaints and allegations. However, some nurses tend to face these results instead without thinking that nurse attorneys are always reliable for matters such as these.
On or about December 31, 2019, through January 8, 2020, while employed as a Registered Nurse at a medical facility in Harlingen, Texas, the RN withdrew Hydromorphone and Fentanyl for patients but failed to follow the facility’s policy and procedure for wastage of the unused portions of the medications.
On or about December 31, 2019, through January 8, 2020, while employed as a Registered Nurse, the RN misappropriated Hydromorphone and Fentanyl belonging to the facility and patients thereof or failed to take precautions to prevent such misappropriation. Furthermore, vials of Hydromorphone and Fentanyl were discovered to have puncture marks on the rubber seals and evidence of dried purple glue on the metal portion top of the vials.
On or about January 8, 2020, while employed as a Registered Nurse, the RN lacked the fitness to practice professional nursing.
However, she was not able to provide a good defense for herself. Therefore, the Texas Board of Nursing placed her nursing license to a disciplinary action instead.
If you ever undergo cases such as this, it’s best to seek the assistance of a good nurse attorney as it could make the case better in your favor. Be sure to find a nurse attorney who’s experienced and knowledgeable in several nurse cases to ensure the best assistance possible.
If you also received a complaint regarding a case filed against you, you should hire a nurse attorney immediately before it’s too late. Texas nurse attorney Yong J. An is one of those dedicated nurse lawyers who helped various nurses in their cases since 2006. You may contact him 24/7 at (832) 428-5679 for more information or if you want to schedule a private consultation.