A nurse attorney can assist RN or LVN against stressful accusations on them. TheTexas Board of Nurses is responsible for all hearings against RNs and LVNs undergoing a case that may revoke, suspend or only discipline their license. Take note that nurse attorneys can also defend a nurse’s license against accusations.
On or about February 2, 2009, while employed in a Christian hospital in Texas, the LVN failed to administer Androgel to a patient
On or about February 12, 2009, while employed in the same medical facility in Texas, the LVN failed to administer scheduled 9:00 medications to a patient, who was transferred from ICU to a telemetry unit. Her conduct may have injured the patient in that failing to administer medications as ordered by the physician could
In response to the accusations filed against her, she states that she was asked by the assistant manager if she would take a triple assignment so that another LVN could take an admission.
She states that 30 minutes after the patient was transferred, the accepting nurse called and stated that thepatient’s 9:00 medications had not been administered. She acknowledges that itwas her responsibility to make sure that everything had been done when shereceived the patient.
The result of her actions left the medications unaccounted for. The Texas Board of Nursing noticed this andadvised the LVN to defend her against the case. She did not seek a nurseattorney’s assistance.
Therefore, the Texas Board of Nursing placed her LVN license under disciplinary proceedings to avoid further incidents regarding wastage procedures. Should these cases happen to you, and you have a valid explanation, the help of a nurse attorney is recommended. That’s why Nurse Attorney Yong J. An is glad to assist you by contacting him at(832) 428-5679 for further details.