Judge finds that nurse did not abuse combative patient.

Topic: Nurse Aide Registry, Decided by Judge Brown 
Docket Number: 0000001 , Decision Date: 2013-03-14 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

Petitioner appeals DCH’s decision to record in Georgia’s Nurse Aide Registry that Petitioner was abusive to a patient after she held a combative patient’s wrists to prevent him from attacking her. The Judge REVERSED the decision because Petitioner’s actions were reasonable under the circumstances.