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Losing your license may greatly affect your future career, but only if you failed to hire a nurse attorney for the case. There are some RNs and LVNs who missed their chances to get their license saved from revocation just because they weren’t able to hire any nurse attorney to defend them. This RN from F Worth, Texas happens to be one of them.

On or about March 22, 2016 through June 28, 2016the RN’s care for her patient was inadequate and fell below the minimum standards of nursing practice, in that she failed to perform appropriate assessments or examinations and/or failed to document appropriate assessments or examinations, misinterpreted and/or ignored laboratory test results, incorrectly diagnosed the patient, failed to document the medical rationale for treatment, and prescribed thyroid hormone in a manner that put the patient at risk of harm from complications attributable to high amounts of thyroid hormone.

Initial lab values ordered by the RN, indicate the patient’s thyroid hormone levels were within normal limits. The RN failed to document the medical rationale for her apparent diagnosis of hypothyroidism. A high dose of thyroid hormone was initiated. The RN failed to document a medical rationale for the utilized treatment. Respondent failed to collaborate with a delegating physician and/or failed to document collaboration with a delegating physician.

The Texas Board of Nursing was not able to reach out to the RN due to the actions that she did. However, there was enough evidence that proved the errors of her actions. Additionally, she failed to hire a nurse attorney for assistance, causing her to lose her RN license.

Losing your LVN or RN license can compromise your career. However, a skilled nurse attorney can greatly help you in major cases such as this. For assistance regarding your nurse license case, it’s best to contact Nurse Attorney Yong J. An by contacting him at (832) 428-5679.