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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Nurse Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for "Convenience Drugging" Elder Patients

BAKERSFIELD -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the sentencing of the former Director of Nursing of a Kern Valley Healthcare District hospital with a skilled nursing facility, a rare case in which a medical professional has been criminally charged and sentenced under elder abuse laws for the illegal chemical restraint of patients.


Action Details

  • Date:January 9, 2013
  • Agency:State of California Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies