The story continues for our noctor friend. Jeffery Young is accused of exchanging opioids and fentanyl patches for sex between 2014 and 2017 and faces multiple federal drug trafficking charges. Over an estimated three-year period, Young allegedly prescribed 1.4 million pills and 1,500 fentanyl patches without medical need. Yet the Nursing settled charges against him which allowed him to continue his practice with restrictions on what medications he can prescribe and oversight of his prescribing practices. How disgusting is that?
Well, there is an update. The Attorney for the federal government Jason Knutson said Young was “hiding behind the medical board” and that his true pattern of practice was far more “insidious” than what the board’s investigation revealed. The good news is that Federal Judge John Daniel Breen agreed ruled Monday that Jeffrey Young presents a danger to the community that no release conditions could address. He is finally in jail.
Here is the problem I have with this story. He wasn’t hiding behind the medical board because he is NOT A DOCTOR! He is an NP and the nursing board needs to be the next thing investigated!