Allegations Resolved by the Director of Professional Conduct Review

CRNNL PCR Process:  Effective February 21, 2019, the following notifications are provided in accordance with the policy "Professional Conduct Review - Notification".

Allegations resolved by the Director of Professional Conduct Review in accordance with Section 22(1) of the Registered Nurses Act (2008):

On April 2, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by May 2, 2019.

On April 24, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of medication administration, physician notification of client information and communication in the practice setting. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content, and to meet with an ARNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On May 6, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of failure to comply with terms and conditions of an Agreement made pursuant to section 22(1) of the Registered Nurses Act to resolve an allegation and diversion of medication for self-administration. The Registrant’s return to nursing practice is subject to ARNNL receiving medical confirmation that the Registrant has received treatment; is fit to practice; specified monitoring upon return to practice; and the completion of remedial education.

On May 9, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved Allegations with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegations included issues of documentation; communication with clients, family and a nursing manager; provision of care including completion of assessment, medication administration and client personal and post-mortem care. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content, and to meet with an ARNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On May 26, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by June 26, 2019.

On May 29, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by June 29, 2019.

On June 3, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by July 3, 2019. 

On June 6, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by July 6, 2019. 

On July 25, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by August 25, 2019. 

On August 26, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013).  The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by September 26, 2019.

On September 10, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a  Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of adherence to employer policy for the storage and documentation of  narcotic keys; and dishonesty in communication related to narcotic keys. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content, and to meet with an ARNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On October 1, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education by November 1, 2019.

On October 11, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of medication administration. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content and to meet with a College Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On October 15, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of adherence to employer policy for the admission and treatment of a client and the performance of a sharp wound debridement without the certification to do so. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content and to meet with a College Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On December 3, 2019 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and a Complainant. The Allegation included issues of fitness to practice and documentation errors, including documentation of medication administration. The Registrant’s return to nursing practice is subject to CRNNL receiving a medical report confirming the Registrant’s fitness to practice and completion of: an independent clinical assessment of the Registrant’s nursing competencies, including any recommendations; specified remedial education; and monitoring, inclusive of monitoring reports to the Director of Professional Conduct Review, upon return to practice. Following return to practice, the Registrant’s license will be restricted for a period 18 months such that she shall not be placed in charge or the only registered nurse in a facility.  

On January 30, 2020 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of medication administration, physician notification of client information and documentation of client care. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content, and to meet with an CRNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On January 30, 2020 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of client assessment, physician notification of client information and documentation in the practice setting. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, a reflective paper to include specified content, and to meet with an CRNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On February 14, 2020 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation related to issues of professionalism and the Registrant’s communication of personal health information with the Complainant. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education and to meet with a CRNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

On April 14, 2020 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant who practiced without a license for a period exceeding three days and thereby failed to maintain liability protection in accordance with the Registered Nurses Regulations (2013). The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education within a specified timeframe.

On April 28, 2020 the Director of Professional Conduct Review resolved an Allegation with a Registrant and Complainant. The Allegation included issues of disclosure of information to an employer related to the Registrant’s previous employment and licensure status with a professional regulatory body. The Registrant was required to complete specified remedial education, and to meet with an CRNNL Nursing Consultant to reflect on the Registrant’s learnings.

 

 

 

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