A nurse’s role is essential in any hospital or in any medical facility there is. They take a lot of responsibility in caring for patients. One of the most important roles of a nurse is ensuring proper nursing care is given to patients. As they take on their duties and responsibilities, they make mistakes without knowing and there are a lot of factors to consider why they did such mistakes at work. But when such a problem happens and you receive a complaint, it is just right to look for a nurse attorney for assistance regarding a complaint or an accusation.
At the time of the initial incident, an LVN was employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse at a hospital in Grand Prairie, Texas, and had been in that position for six (6) months.
On or about March 4, 2019, while employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, the LVN administered 6 Units of Novolog insulin to a patient, which was past its use-by date, for a blood sugar reading of 407, and sent the student back to class. Additionally, the parent had not provided authorization to administer the insulin. The LVN’s conduct exposed the patient to a risk of harm from treatment with ineffective medication, and without parental approval.
In response, the LVN admits that she administered the insulin and completed a Medication Variance Report.
Therefore, the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) placed her nursing license to a disciplinary action instead. If you ever undergo cases or problem such as this, it is best to look for a nurse attorney for assistance as it could make the outcome of the case be in your favor. Be sure to find a reliable 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 on you, you should hire a criminal 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.