Any RN or LVN who is guilty of violating state laws and issuances from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) may be subjected to penalties or fines. As a matter of fact, the RN or LVN license can even be suspended or revoked. To avoid this, it is important to look for the right nurse attorney.
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) is the government agency that has jurisdiction to hear and decide administrative cases involving RN license and LVN license. The BON has the power to suspend and/or revoke the nurse license. It is also the agency that is responsible for overseeing the practice of professional nursing all over the State of Texas.
A perfect example of this happened to an RN. At the time of the initial incident, the she was employed in a hospital in Austin, Texas, and had been in that position for just two months.
On or about October 6, 2012 and January 7, 2013, while employed as a Registered Nurse in an emergency hospital in Frisco, the RN unlawfully obtained or attempted to obtain Hydrocodone through the use of fraudulent prescriptions.
Specifically, she fraudulently communicated telephonic prescriptions using the name and Drug Enforcement Agency. Her conduct is a violation of Chapter 481 (Controlled Substances Act) of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
On or about October 21, 2013 through November 5, 2013, while working in the same hospital, the RN withdrew Morphine and Dilaudid from the Medication Dispensing System for patients without valid physicians’ orders, and/or administered Morphine and Dilaudid to patients without valid physicians’ orders.
The RN was given the chance to defend her license but she failed due to lack of proper defense from a nurse attorney. Unfortunately, her license was disciplined.
Avoid the same thing from happening to you. Find the right nurse attorney in Texas to help you with your needs. Contact nurse attorney Yong J. An directly by calling or texting him at (832) 428-5679 for a discreet consultation.