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Your license is one of the RN’s most valuable assets. You need to protect your license as well as your right to practice as best as you can. In doing so, a nurse attorney is the one to depend on. 

If you are summoned to appear before a licensing board regarding a disciplinary incident, you will need an experienced nurse attorney who knows how to handle nurse cases. 

A certain RN in Houston could’ve done this but failed to hire a good nurse attorney. At the time of the incident, she was employed in a university in Houston and had been working in the school for almost two years.  

On or about January 12, 2016, a staff member of the hospital reported that the RN had been behaving strangely. Police conducted a search of her vehicle, where they found half a marijuana, according to a statement from police authorities.

The RN has been charged with drug possession, a misdemeanor offense. However, there is no evidence that the RN smoked marijuana on campus

The Texas Board of Nursing took action to the case, summoning the RN to defend against the accusation. In response, she denies all the accusations and defends herself by stating that she is innocent and that she has nothing to do with the drugs inside her car. 

Unfortunately, the RN failed to hire a good nurse attorney to help her defend her case.

The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases that may affect the RN license. The strictness of the Board also ensures that nurses will only commit to the duties they are assigned to in order to guarantee accurate and excellent performance in all hospitals throughout the state of Texas.

As a result, the Texas Board of Nursing decided to sentence her RN license to disciplinary action to ensure that she will never commit such acts again. 

The case would have yielded a different result if the RN was able to hire a nurse attorney. So if you also have the same cases or concerns, it’s best to contact Nurse Attorney Yong J. An for further details. You may contact him at (832) 428-5679 to get a schedule for a confidential consultation.