Facing any allegations or complaints from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) may compromise your career and a nurse attorney could provide you with the best help. If you have any valid reasons, you may refer to a nurse attorney to provide further defense against your case.
At the time of the incident, an LVN was employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse at a hospital facility in McKinney, Texas, and had been in that position for one (1) year and eight (8) months.
On or about April 24, 2018, while employed as a Licensed Vocational, the LVN failed to assess or intervene for the patient when he was observed on the floor. Instead, the LVN left the area after observing the situation and returned twice without intervening. The LVN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient from undetected complications from a suspected fall, and constituted neglect,
On or about April 24, 2018, through May 7, 2018, while employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, the LVN falsely stated, in her written account, that she ran to the patient and helped him up to a wheelchair when he was observed on the floor. Instead, video surveillance indicates the LVN left the area without intervening. The LVN’s conduct was likely to deceive the facility during the investigation of events.
The LVN was given the chance to defend her side of the case. The allegations filed against the LVN were all denied by her. However, she failed to hire an experienced nurse attorney to defend her which to the Board’s decision of putting her into disciplinary action
The Texas Board of Nursing subjected the LVN and her license to disciplinary action. The assistance of a nurse attorney could have helped the case become better for the RN. So if you ever encounter such an issue, it’s best to contact Nurse Attorney Yong J. An at (832) 428-5679 for a confidential consultation.