Archive, December 2015.
While nurses do have an obligation to their employer, their first responsibility is to their patients. Because of this, there are protections in place to prevent them from being suspended, terminated, or otherwise disciplined or discriminated against for refusing to engage in conduct that may endanger their patients. This right extends to the nurse’s refusal to engage in any action that may otherwise result in a report to the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). To adequately protect themselves, nurses are encouraged to understand these protections and how they may apply to any given situation.&…
Posted in Texas Board of Nursing | Tagged improper work conduct inadequate staffing patient safety personal limitations protection for nurses Texas Board of Nursing Texas professional license defense attorney
Do you spend your days feeling overwhelmed? Does it seem like your list of tasks to complete will never end? Are your nights spent trying to catch up instead of with family, friends, colleagues, or even just relaxing? Rest assured, you are not alone. Many physicians find themselves stretched thin as they try to juggle the never-ending interruptions and their ever-growing to-do list.
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An investigation from the Texas Medical Board can have a lasting impact on your ability to practice medicine. License suspensions, revocations, denied renewals, and even problems with the DEA or Medicare are all possible restrictions you may face. However, even when these consequences are not imposed, there are still additional fees and stress that often accompany a TMB investigation. Regardless, you cannot pretend the issue will go away on its own; instead, you must act promptly and aggressively.
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