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No neglect of nursing home resident where nurse complied with training.

Topic: Nurse Aide Registry, Decided by Judge Brown 
Docket Number: 1334397 , Decision Date: 2013-06-17 
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Judge Brown reversed the decision of the Department of Community Health (DCH) to list Petitioner in the State Nurse Aide Registry for neglect of a resident.  The evidence demonstrated that Petitioner complied with her training and provided services as necessary to avoid harming the resident.  [..] Read More..

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.

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