Police: Nurse named James Taylor performed procedure without doctor

A nurse named James Taylor is jailed for performing medical procedures without the direction of a doctor.

According to agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, in May Taylor treated a man who became ill at his Fentress County home.

The man was allegedly in a semi-conscious state when Taylor began a saline drip and gave him prescription medicine.

Police said the saline and IV needle were stolen from Jamestown Medical Center when Taylor worked as a nurse.

Taylor is no longer employed at the medical center and faces a number of charges.

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