Nurse Takes Pills from Patients


A nurse admitted that she used her patients’ identities to obtain controlled substances by accessing their prescribed medications, specifically pills containing hydrocodone, and diverting those pain pills to herself. To cover up her scheme, she destroyed an original medication log, placed it in a trash can, and replaced the log with a false medication log. In other instances, she replaced pills with an anti-psychotic drug and an anti-seizure drug. Read a Department of Justice press release.



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