Whenever someone filed a complaint against you involving negligence while at work, your license could be put in danger if not defended by a nurse attorney. An RN from Lubbock, Texas is just one of the many examples of nurses who were found to be negligent while working.
At the time of the initial incident, she was employed as an RN at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas, and had been in that position for one (1) month.
On or about December 13, 2019, while employed as an RN at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas, RN falsely documented the administration of one (1) tab of Enalapril 20 mg in the Medication Administration Record (MAR) of a patient in that there were no medication withdrawals from the medication dispensing system associated with the time and date of administration. RN’s conduct created an inaccurate medical record and failure to administer medication as ordered by the physician could have resulted in non-efficacious treatment.
Another incident happened on or about December 19, 2019, while employed as an RN at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas, RN failed to follow the physician’s order for Lisinopril in that she administered the medication to a patient when the order advised holding the medication if the patient’s blood pressure was less than 140 and the patient’s blood pressure was 136. RN’s conduct was likely to injure the resident in that failure to hold medications as ordered by a physician could have resulted in non-efficacious treatment.
In response, RN states this error occurred during the morning rounding, and the RN states she recalls she was behind in her morning medication pass. RN states she likely felt rushed and missed the parameter indicated in the order. RN states the patient was asymptomatic and in no distress at the time of the administration or after.
The above actions constitute grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with Section 301.452(b)(10),(12)&(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).
The Texas Board of Nursing then subjected the RN and her license to disciplinary action. The accusation would have been defended by an experienced and skilled Texas Nurse Attorney, had the RN hired one. Hiring a Texas Nurse Attorney for defense is applicable for any kind of accusation laid against an RN or LVN.
For more details and to schedule a confidential consultation, you must approach one of the most experienced Texas Nursing Law attorneys, Nurse Attorney Yong J. An. He is an experienced nurse attorney who represented more than 200 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.