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If you have any knowledge or information regarding the employment practices of the following individual(s), please contact the Board’s Enforcement Division immediately, at (512) 305-6838.


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Nursing MARGARET JULIET MUSA

MARGARET JULIET MUSA
a.k.a. Hannah Kanu

Published in the January 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

MARGARET JULIET MUSA
a.k.a. Hannah Kanu


Margaret Juliet Musa secured employed as a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) with a home health agency in Temple, Texas, on August 11, 2011. Ms. Musa is not licensed to practice nursing in any state. Ms. Musa used the name of an LVN from Virginia and also used the LVN’s license with Privilege to Practice from the State of Virginia. Ms. Musa was employed as a vocational nurse with the agency performing skilled nursing care for pediatric patients, from August 11, 2011 through December 20, 2013. The case involving Ms. Musa is under investigation by the Temple Police Department for the offense of Fraudulently Practicing Nursing.

 

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

LETICIA GALLARZO
a.k.a Leticia Gallarzo Garza; a.k.a. Leticia Garza Gallarzo, a.k.a Leticia Galindo Gallarzo, a.k.a Leticia Gallarzo Galindo

Published in the April 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

LETICIA GALLARZO

a.k.a Leticia Gallarzo Garza; a.k.a. Leticia Garza Gallarzo, a.k.a Leticia Galindo Gallarzo, a.k.a Leticia Gallarzo Galindo

Leticia Gallarzo secured employment as a registered nurse (RN) with a staffing agency in Victoria County, as well as with long term care facilities in Goliad and Yorktown. Ms. Gallarzo is not licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas, however she used the name and RN license number belonging to a licensee with a similar name, but different social security number who resides in the Hidalgo County area. In addition, the Board of Nursing has received information that this individual has worked as a RN in DeWitt, Victoria, Goliad, and Matagorda Counties. This case has been referred to the Victoria County District Attorney’s Office, Goliad County District Attorney’s Office, and DeWitt County District Attorneys' Office.

 

 

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Claudia Ochoa Esquivel
a.k.a n/a

Published in the July 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Claudia Ochoa Esquivel

a.k.a n/a

Claudia Ochoa Esquivel remained employed and practiced as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with a primary care clinic in Midland, Texas, between August 29, 2015, and October 14, 2015, after having previously voluntarily surrendered her license on August 28, 2015. Ms. Esquivel’s employment was terminated after her employer verified her license using the Board’s website and found that her license had been in surrendered status since August 28, 2015. The case has been referred to the Midland County District Attorney’s Office.

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Tammie D. Hailey
a.k.a Tami Hailey; a.k.a. Tammie Phelps; a.k.a. Tammie Phelps Hailey

Published in the July 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Tammie D. Hailey

a.k.a Tami Hailey; a.k.a. Tammie Phelps; a.k.a. Tammie Phelps Hailey

Tammie D. Hailey secured employment and practiced as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with a home health agency in Richardson, Texas, between December 7, 2015 and December 10, 2015. When a patient decided to transfer care to a different home health agency, Ms. Hailey submitted an application for employment with the new home health agency, who then discovered Ms. Hailey was not licensed to practice vocational nursing in the State of Texas. This case has been referred to the Cass County District Attorney’s Office.

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Juan Manuel Perez
a.k.a n/a

Published in the July 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Juan Manuel Perez

a.k.a n/a

Juan Manuel Perez secured employment and practiced as a Licensed Vocational Nurse at a local hospital in Harlingen, Texas, between June 2014 and November 2015 by using the license number belonging to another nurse with the same name. In addition, Mr. Perez presented the facility with a copy of a certificate showing that he had completed an educational program in vocational nursing from an accredited university; however, when the facility tried to verify the certificate with the university’s registrar, the registrar indicated there was no record of Juan Manual Perez completing a vocational nursing program. The facility terminated the employment of Juan Manuel Perez. The case has been referred to the Cameron County District Attorney's Office.

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Topangelia Shaw
a.k.a n/a

Published in the July 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Topangelia Shaw

a.k.a n/a

Topangelia Shaw gained employment and practiced as a Registered Nurse with a home health agency in Dallas, Texas, between March 2, 2015 through July 16, 2015, and with a home health agency in Fort Worth, Texas, between April 14, 2015 and June 26, 2015, using a registered nurse license number belonging to a nurse with a completely different name. When asked for additional information in order to verify her license, Ms. Shaw provided the name of a different nurse whose name was similar to Topangelia Shaw. Ms. Shaw does not hold a license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas. The cases have been referred to the Dallas District Attorney’s Office and to the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office.

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Sartaria Delanette Tyson
a.k.a n/a

Published in the July 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Sartaria Delanette Tyson

a.k.a n/a

Sartaria Delanette Tyson represented herself as a Licensed Vocational Nurse and used the credentials of “LVN” between September 28, 2014 and December 7, 2015, while employed with a home health agency in Irving, Texas. Although not initially hired in a position that required a license to practice nursing, Ms. Tyson used the credential on her name badge and business cards. Ms. Tyson was moved into a clinical position in December 2015. Ms. Tyson’s employment was terminated when the agency attempted to verify her license for her new position and discovered that her license had been revoked by the Texas Board of Nursing on April 19, 2013. The case was referred to the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Michael George Gallagher
a.k.a n/a

Published in the October 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Michael George Gallagher

a.k.a n/a

Michael George Gallagher represented himself as a licensed vocational nurse and used the credentials of “LVN” between July 8, 2015 and January 28, 2016.  Mr. Gallagher secured employment at a skilled nursing facility, although not in a position requiring a license to practice nursing, and used the credential on his business cards, via email correspondence, and on a LinkedIn account.  Mr. Gallagher is no longer employed with the facility.  The case was referred to the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office.

Nursing LETICIA GALLARZO

Valerie Lynn Martinez
a.k.a. Valerie L. Martinez; a.k.a Valerie Martinez; a.k.a. Valerie Lynn Zetgler

Published in the October 2016 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

Valerie Lynn Martinez

a.k.a n/a

Valerie Lynn Martinez secured employment and practiced as a LVN with a nursing home facility in San Antonio, Texas, between January 7, 2016 and February 12, 2016, by using the license number belonging to another nurse with the same name. When asked additional questions to verify her license, Ms. Martinez was unable to provide information to adequately explain discrepancies in the information she had provided. Valerie Lynn Martinez, a.k.a. Valerie L. Martinez, a.k.a Valerie Martinez, a.k.a. Valerie Lynn Zetgler, does not hold a license to practice vocational nursing in the State of Texas.  This case has been referred to the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office.


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