2012

Registrant: Kimberly Barrett
Registrant #  35263
Allegation: Failure to follow facility procedures RE: electronic Medication Administration Records.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed March 2012.
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct was incompetent
  • a written reprimand for incompetence
  • complete training in electronic Medication Administration Records
  • restrictions on registration which include that she will work on one unit in one facility
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC
  • review the Pharmacology Self-Assessment tools with CLPNBC practice consultant
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Disciplinary Conditions" noted on it

Registrant: Robert Bernard Bennett
Registrant #  41665
Allegation: Failed to follow the proper checks for safe medication administration, failed to follow direction given by a health professional related to patient safety, failed to follow procedures while admitting a patient to the unit, and failed to complete a head to toe assessment.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed June 2012
Terms:

The Registrant agreed to:

  • an admission that the conduct was incompetent
  • complete courses in documentation, pharmacology, leadership, and assessments
  • restrictions on registration, which include
    • practise under direct supervision acceptable to CLPNBC
    • practise on dayshift only
    • prohibited from administering medications - until successful completion of the remedial education
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Conditions" noted on it

Registrant: Fiona Dunham
Registrant #  36209
Allegation: Failed to demonstrate sound judgement when irrigating a catheter, failed to recognize the connection between a patient's condition and their medication, and failed to communicate results to the physician.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed July 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct was incompent;
  • a written reprimand;
  • complete courses in assessments, pharmacology, documentation, and leadership;
  • practise under supervision for at least one year;
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC;
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Disciplinary Conditions" noted on it.

Registrant: Colleen Green
Registrant #  35485
Allegation: Failed to follow policies and procedures for safe medication administration, failed to document or assess adequately, failed to relay information to the appropriate health professional, breach of professional boundaries.
Outcome: Consensual Agreement signed March 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct was incompetent and unprofessional;
  • a written reprimand for incompetence and professional misconduct;
  • complete courses in organization/time management, professional ethics, professional boundaries, and complete a preceptorship;
  • restrictions on registration including that she will practise under direct supervision, and on day and evening shifts only;
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC;
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Disciplinary Conditions" noted on it.

Registrant: Patricia Hambley
Registrant #  07574
Allegation: Failed to follow policies and procedures for safe medication administration, failed to adequately document or assess, failed to complete checks as required by the care plan, and failed to follow policies when restraining a patient.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed July 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • resign from CLPNBC's register
  • not request reinstatement until the complaint is resolved

Registrant: Kimberly Knopp
Registrant #  40704
Allegation: Inappropriate comments made on social media website
Outcome: Consensual Agreement signed August 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • a written reprimand
  • participate in practice consultation with CLPNBC

Registrant: Theresa Merilles
Registrant #  35456
Allegation: Consumption of alcohol beverages while on break from shift; refused to leave shift when directed by the Charge Nurse.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed March 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct reflected professional misconduct
  • a written reprimand for professional misconduct
  • complete courses in professional ethics, and leadership;
  • research, write and submit to CLPNBC, a 1000 word essay on the implications of consuming alcohol while working in a safety-sensitive job
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Disciplinary Conditions" noted on it

Registrant: Angelina Pattan
Registrant #  38667
Allegation: Failed to follow the policies and procedures for safe medication administration leading to multiple documentation and medication errors; altered narcotic records; and erred in receiving and transcribing orders correctly.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed April 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct was incompetent and unprofessional
  • a written reprimand for incompetence and professional misconduct
  • complete courses in assessments, pharmacology, documentation, leadership, and time management
  • restrictions on registration which include that she will:
    • work day and evening shifts only
    • practise only in an assisted living facility
    • meet with her manager for review of her practise weekly for the first month, and monthly thereafter
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Disciplinary Conditions" noted on it

Registrant: Sylvain Pilon
Registrant #  16284
Allegation: Failure to demonstrate sound professional judgement and failure to follow proper policies and procedures for safe medication administration.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed May 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct reflected incompetence
  • a written reprimand
  • complete courses in assessments, pharmacology review, and leadership
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC
  • surrender registration card to have the words "with Disciplinary Conditions" noted on it

Registrant: Tina Tung
Registrant #  35873
Allegation: Dishonesty with a co-worker regarding the administration of a medication.
Outcome: Consensual Agreements signed June 2012
Terms: The Registrant agreed to:
  • an admission that the conduct reflected professional misconduct
  • a written reprimand for professional misconduct
  • complete a course in professional ethics
  • participate in practice consultations with CLPNBC