Decision calls for nurse’s license to be revoked based on video footage of attack on patient

Topic: Professional Licensing, Decided by: Judge Walker 
Docket Number: 2211807 , Decision Date: January 14, 2022 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

In affirming the Nursing Board’s revocation of an LPN’s license, Judge Walker rejected the nurse’s argument that her abusive conduct with a child patient was part of a “training program” to curb negative behavior. The Judge concluded that the video footage revealed the incident to be nothing short of a physical attack on the child, including hitting her with a cellphone and violently slamming her head against a chair.

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