Judge finds that nurse did not abuse combative patient.
Docket Number: 0000001 , Decision Date: March 14, 2013
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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.