Accusations and allegations are stressful issues for an RN or LVN, except when a nurse attorney will assist you against the case. The Texas Board of Nursing 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.
At the time of the initial incident, an LVN was employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, and had been in that position for three (3) months.
It was on or about February 11, 2017, while employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse when the LVN was physically abusive to a patient in that he grabbed the patient’s arm and pulled it behind the patient while removing him from the dining room as the patient was being combative and tried to hit the LVN in the groin. The LVN continued to hold the patient in the same manner to prevent injury to the patient. The LVN and others walked the patient to the sensory room when the resident lost his balance and fell. The LVN’s conduct exposed the patient unnecessarily to harm.
In regards to the incident, the LVN denies he intentionally tried to harm or injure the patient.
The Texas Board of Nursing summoned the LVN and conducted an investigation regarding the allegation of patient abuse. Everything went downhill for the LVN as he failed to hire a nurse attorney for his case.
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.