All nurses have orders to be followed to ensure a patient is on the right track to recovery. Missing an order or inaccurate execution of a physician’s order could harm a patient which could result in a poor outcome. And if you are accused of negligence, seek help from a nurse attorney. You should know ways to defend your stand against such accusations or allegations. Hiring a nurse attorney can surely help.
At the time of the initial incident, he was employed as an RN at a medical facility in McKinney, Texas, and had been in that position for two (2) years and three (3) months.
On or about August 18, 2019, through August 30, 2019, while utilizing a Privilege to Practice (PTP) nursing from the State of Texas, and employed as an RN at a medical facility in McKinney, Texas, RN failed to administer four (4) tablets of Hydromorphone 2mg, one (1) syringe of Morphine Sulfate 2mg, one (1) tablet of Oxycodone/Acetaminophen 5/325mg, two (2) tablets of Oxycodone 10mg, and one (1) vial of Hydromorphone 2mg to five (5) different patients as ordered by a physician in that RN administered medications ordered for pain when he documented either no pain or a pain score that did not match the pain scale requirements of the order. RN’s conduct was likely to injure the resident in that failure to administer medications as ordered by a physician could have resulted in the patient suffering from adverse reactions.
In response to the above incident, the RN states he administered the medications as ordered by the physician.
The above action constitutes grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with Section 301.452(b)(10)&(13), Texas Occupations Code, and is a violation of 22 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §217.11(1)(A),(1)(B),(1)(C),(1)(D)&(3) and 22 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §217.12(1)(A),(1)(B),(1)(C)&(4).
However, without enough evidence to prove he’s not guilty, the RN lost the case. This is the reason why the Texas Board of Nursing placed his RN license under disciplinary action.
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