Facing any allegations of negligence may compromise your career however, a skilled Texas nurse attorney can provide you the best help. If you have any valid reasons, you may refer to a nurse attorney to provide further defense against your case.
At the time of the initial incident, she was employed as an RN at a home healthcare provider in Harlingen, Texas, and had been in that position for two (2) months.
On or about August 30, 2020, while employed as an RN at a home healthcare provider in Harlingen, Texas, RN performed a Start of Care assessment for a patient but failed to document her attempts to contact the physician for wound care orders, her discussions with her supervisors regarding the missing wound care orders, and the care she provided to the patient that day. RN’s conduct created an inaccurate medical record.
In response, RN acknowledges that her documentation for this patient was lacking and that she should have noted her attempts to obtain wound care orders from the physician and her conversations with her supervisors that they would follow up. RN states that she had ongoing issues with the medical record software for which she requested additional training that was never provided to her. Additionally, RN states that she was under a very heavy workload and that the company held her to very strict submission timelines for her documentation which resulted in her rushing through her notes in order to get them turned in on time. Nevertheless, RN is committed to learning from this experience and has changed her documentation practices to ensure complete and accurate medical records.
The above action constitutes grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with Section 301.452(b)(13), Texas Occupations Code, and is a violation of 22 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §217.11(1)(D).
However, without enough evidence to prove she’s not guilty, the RN lost the case. This is the reason why the Texas Board of Nursing placed her RN license under disciplinary action.
If you ever undergo cases such as this, it’s best to seek the assistance of a good nurse attorney as it could make the case better in your favor. Be sure to find a nurse attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable in several nurse cases to ensure the best assistance possible.
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