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Larned State Hospital nurses pick up pieces after disciplinary actions

Charlotte Biays, RN

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By Jim Misunas

LARNED — Nine nurses at Larned State Hospital have been disciplined and held responsible for the death of a 76-year-old patient.
But six registered nurses and three licensed practical nurses believe they were targeted as scapegoats while supervising doctors and administrative personnel have largely escaped responsibility and accountability for the death of the patient.  
“You are putting your life on the line working with an unpredictable psych patient,” said registered nurse Corinne Wray to a Topeka Capital Journal reporter. “You are putting your license on the line because you never know what you are going ...

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