Any type of accusation, allegation, or complaint can be defended, as long as there is a skilled nurse attorney ready to assist you during the hearing before the Board of Nursing. The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction regarding cases that may affect an RN or LVN’s license from suspension, disciplinary action, or revocation.
On or about May 19, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse at a hospital facility in Amarillo, Texas, the RN administered Ketamine 500mg/10mL to a patient, in excess frequency and/or dosage of the physician’s order, the RN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient in that the administration of Ketamine in excess frequency and/or dosage of the physician’s order could result in the patient suffering from adverse reactions. Additionally, the RN’s conduct placed the hospital in violation of Chapter 481 (Controlled Substance Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
On or about May 19, 2019, through May 23, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse, the RN falsified documentation in the Narcotic Sign Out/Count Sheet record in that he altered the amount of Ketamine administered to the patient and Morphine administered to another patient, so the ending balance to administered would match. Additionally, the RN altered the ending balance of Dilaudid, Morphine, and Fentanyl to match his documentation. The RN’s conduct created an inaccurate medical record and failure to administer medication as ordered by the physician could have resulted in non-efficacious treatment.
On or about May 19, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse, the RN withdrew one (1) vial of Dilaudid 2mg/1 mL and one (1) vial of Lorazepam 2mg/1 mL from the medication dispensing system for patients but failed to follow the facility’s policy and procedures for wastage of unused portions of the medications. The RN’s conduct left medications unaccounted for, was likely to deceive the hospital pharmacy, and placed the pharmacy in violation of Chapter 481 (Controlled Substance Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
Because of this, the RN was summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing. During the hearing, the RN admits that she did not completely document various patient records while working for the medical facility during the months of July 2014 and August 2014.
The RN was given the chance to defend her license but she failed due to a lack of proper defense from a nurse attorney. Unfortunately, her license was disciplined.
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