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Samples of Reportable Conduct for Nurses. Amateurish Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia The mother of a pediatric home wellbeing patient reported that the attendant was acting like an individual from the crew. In particular, the attendant sorted out unique occasions for the patient outside of the nursing administrations she was contracted to give and doing as such without asking or advising the mother

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´╗┐Virginia Board of Nursing Examples of Reportable and Non-Reportable Conduct

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Examples of Reportable Conduct for Nurses Unprofessional Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia The mother of a pediatric home wellbeing understanding announced that the medical caretaker was acting like an individual from the family. In particular, the medical caretaker composed exceptional occasions for the patient outside of the nursing administrations she was contracted to give and doing as such without asking or educating the mother heretofore. The medical attendant went to the patient's home when not planned and on one event removed the patient from the house when the mother was not present. The medical caretaker went into an unseemly association with a psychiatric patient with whom she went by on her days off and organized to with on a get-away. On different events she routinely embraced and kissed this patient over the span of her care.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Unprofessional Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-300(A)(2)(a) The medical attendant controlled to the patient an IM infusion of Morphine without a doctor's request and without reaching the doctor accessible if the need arises. The medical caretaker changed p.r.n. pharmaceuticals to standing requests and in addition expanded the recurrence of the organization of the medicine. The medical caretaker started treatment of a decubitus ulcer that was an adjustment in the patient's condition and did not educate the doctor for 5 days.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Unprofessional Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-300(A)(2)(c) On various events, the attendant redirected Tylenol #3 (Schedule III controlled substance) for her very own and unapproved utilize. A review of patient records uncovered Tylenol #3 had been marked out for patient's who did not ask for or get Tylenol #3. The medical attendant directed Phenergan and Nubain, (Schedule VI controlled substances) to another worker while on obligation without lawful approval shape a doctor.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Unprofessional Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-300(A)(2)(e) On various events, the medical caretaker recorded on the Controlled Substance Record that she pulled back 100mg infusion of Demerol for patients who had orders for 50 mg, however neglected to archive wastage. The medical caretaker neglected to incorporate work with X and Y healing centers, her two latest nursing vocations, on her application for work as asked for in the business history segment of her application.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Unprofessional Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-300(A)(2)(f) During the course of her work as a pediatric home wellbeing attendant, the medical caretaker was discovered sleeping on the sofa in the home of a ventilator subordinate patient while on obligation. Accordingly of this episode, her work was ended. The medical attendant left her allocated patients amidst her day of work and did not return without revealing she was leaving to her boss or other nursing staff.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Convictions Section 54.1-3007(4) of the Code of Virginia On x date, in Z court, the medical caretaker was sentenced shoplifting, an offense. On x date, in Z court, the medical attendant was sentenced accepting a false name, an offense. On x date, in Z court, the medical attendant was indicted getting drugs by extortion, a crime. Such conviction came about because of the attendant bringing in remedies for herself while filling in as an office nurture .

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Standard of Care Section 54.1-3007(5) of the Code of Virginia The medical caretaker neglected to give satisfactory nursing consideration to persistent A, to incorporate a convenient nursing evaluation and intercession, in light of reports by other staff in regards to the patient's falling apart condition. The medical attendant neglected to finish requested medicines on a few patients. Notwithstanding, she reported on the treatment record that these things were finished.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Possible Impairment Section 54.1-3007(6) of the Code of Virginia The medical caretaker was noted on obligation to have slurred discourse, precarious stride, and liquor on her breath. A medication screen was requested for cause, which yielded positive outcomes for liquor and sedatives. The medical attendant was admitted to inpatient psychiatric unit taking after depressive scene and suicide endeavor. By her own affirmation, she revealed experiencing issues settling on choices and was extremely passionate at work. The medical caretaker self controlled IV Demerol while on obligation and was noted by collaborators to be habitually lost from the unit on that date.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Action in Another State Section 54.1-3007(7) of the Code of Virginia The permit of Nurse X was suspended by North Carolina Board of Nursing on x date. The permit of Nurse X was put on post trial supervision with terms for a long time by the Colorado Board of Nursing on x date.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Abuse, Negligent Practice, Misappropriation of Patient Property Section 54.1-3007(8) of the Code of Virginia During the course of her private obligation nursing care gave to understanding A, the medical attendant acquired access to the patient's financial records and pulled back $500 from the patients account. This was finished with authorization of the patient who was rationally inept. The medical attendant improperly dealt with a boisterous, wheelchair-bound patient by shutting her in a cloth live with the lights off.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Practicing Without a License Section 54.1-3008(2) of the Code of Virginia The medical caretaker neglected to recharge her permit to rehearse as a RN which lapsed on x date. She kept on honing for 6 months without a legitimate permit to work on nursing in Virginia. The candidate kept on working on nursing at the doctor's facility for 3 months as a RN Applicant after she got warning that she had fizzled the NCLEX-RN on x date. Amid this time she was managing drug and performing medications requiring a permit to work on nursing.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct (cont.) Using RN assignment when not authorized. Area 54.1-3008(4) of the Code of Virginia While utilized as a RN pending receipt of the licensure examination, the RN Applicant utilized the assignment RN on all documentation. The individual was utilized as a RN in Virginia before applying for licensure. She held a permit in another state and did not acquaint herself with Virginia laws and controls representing rehearse.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct for Licensed Nurse Practitioners Exceeded Authority as Nurse Practitioner Section 54.1-3007(2)(5) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-30-220(3) The LNP gave care to a high hazard obstetrical patient without working together with her directing doctor as required by her composed convention. The LNP guaranteed as a grown-up medical attendant professional gave care to a pediatric patient which is outside the gauges of routine of her affirming association and not inside her set up convention with her overseeing doctor.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct for Licensed Nurse Practitioners (cont.) Possible Impairment Section 54.1-3007(2)(5) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-30-220(5) During a surgical technique, the CRNA was noted to have slurred discourse, to rest, and did not sufficiently screen the patient's fundamental signs. A review of the solution uncovered exorbitant measures of sedative operators marked out without relating documentation of organization to the patient.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct for LNP's with Prescriptive Authority Exceeded Authority to Prescribe Outside Practice Agreement 18 VAC 90-40-130(1) Review of composed remedies composed by the LNP uncovered that on various events she recommended Schedule II drugs which is outside her power to endorse. Audit of patient records uncovered the LNP recommended steroid medicine for patients on a few events which was not approved by her practice assention affirmed by the Board of Nursing.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct for Certified Nurse Aides Falsification of Records Section 54.1-3007(1) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-360(1)(b) On her restoration frame, the CNA fashioned her boss' mark confirming she had performed nursing related obligations for remuneration amid the two years earlier keeping in mind the end goal to be qualified for recharging . Area 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-360(2)(c) During the course of giving consideration to a patient in her home, the CNA took insulin syringes from the office stock without consent for use by a diabetic relative.

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Examples of Reportable Conduct for Certified Nurse Aides Unprofessional Conduct Section 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-360(2)(d) The CNA archived crucial signs for 12 patients on the ADL sheet, when she just acquired fundamental signs on 2 patients amid her work day. On an underlying application for work, the CNA demonstrated her purpose behind abandoning her earlier work at X nursing home was for "better pay", when in certainty her business was ended for poor execution. Area 54.1-3007(2) of the Code of Virginia and 18 VAC 90-20-360(2)(e) After tolerating her patient task, the CNA left the office preceding the finish of the move without telling her director that she was taking off. The CNA neglected to give care to her relegated understanding amid her day of work at the nursing home. The patient was discovered absorbed pee and defecation.

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