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Registered nurse in Indiana suspended due to illegal drug use

Posted on Friday, June 10th, 2016    

A registered nurse in Rushville, Indiana recently faced a license suspension following allegations that she was using methamphetamine, an article of The Star Press reported on June 7.

The Indiana State Board of Nursing stated that former Reid Health nurse Kasey Barnard tested positive for amphetamines and meth. Barnard reportedly confessed to buying and using the illegal drugs. The nursing board unanimously voted to suspend Barnard after she was considered to be a public threat. Reports revealed that approximately 13,000 Indiana nurses are dealing with substance addiction.

Having a professional license suspended as a nurse is often a stressful situation, as you have to handle the income lost that would otherwise support your family. If your nursing license is being threatened with suspension in Austin, an attorney at the Leichter Law Firm PC may be able to represent you. Find out how we may defend your license by calling (512) 495-9995.