Nurse admits to diverting pain meds from 20+ patients at St. Thomas West Hospital

A newly released disciplinary report shows that Registered Nurse Jessica Rayburn has admitted to diverting narcotics while working at St. Thomas West in Nashville. Her license has been suspended for a minimum of six months.

Nurse admits to diverting Hydrodocone from St. Thomas for nearly a year; Fentanyl & Dilaudid missing.

The Board of Nursing released a consent order from this month’s Disciplinary Action Report which revealed a St. Thomas Nurse, Molly Snapp, admitted to diverting drugs for nearly a year. The report also details giving a patient blood pressure pills instead of pain pills, and missing Fentanyl & Dilaudid.

Vanderbilt Neuro ICU Nurse presented to work high on Fentanyl, says Nursing Board

The Board of Nursing has agreed to allow RN Alicia Kisselbaugh to return to work on probationary status as of last month, per a disciplinary report released last week. In November, she presented to work as a Neuro ICU nurse with her eyes rolled back in her head, sweaty, with a flushed face, and tested positive for Fentanyl.

Nurse admits to diverting narcotics from between ’10 – 30′ patients at TriStar Centennial Hospital

Registered Nurse Nicole Harper told the Board of Nursing she withdrew from her monitoring agreement because she “wanted to drink alcohol with friends”, after admitting to diverting injectable narcotics from up to 30 patients at one hospital, and pain pills from another.

Skyline nurse admits to replacing Fentanyl stock with lidocaine; using while on-duty

The Tennessee Board of Nursing has placed the nursing license of Ethan Levesque on probation status and allowed him to continue working after he admitted to taking Fentanyl and using it while on-duty at the hospital while caring for patients. In a Disciplinary Action Report released this week, details are revealed how Ethan Levesque, a nurse at Skyline Medical Center procured Fentanyl to use while on-duty and taking care of patients. Levesque has been a registered nurse since 2014, licensed in Tennessee. According to the Board of Nursing, on December…

Ashland City Nurse diverted pain meds from assisted living patients, says nursing board

The Tennessee Board of Nursing has disciplined Misty Hoke (LPN) for diverting pain medications from patients at Vantage Point Assisted Living in Ashland City, TN, and being high on the diverted drugs while being the Assistant Executive Directory of the facility.

Nashville dentist prescribed 100’s of pills to habitual drug user patient, then hired her to work in his practice

Dentist Norman Cordice, who has practiced dentistry since 1982, has surrendered his license after the state board determined he was guilty of prescribing drugs to a habitual drug user, who he then hired to work at his practice. He prescribed 340 Hydrocodone, 420 Oxycodone, and 50 Tylenol w/Codeine, then left signed slips so the new ’employee’ could write herself a script, too.