Unauthorized Practice

Catlin Popp, #46212

In an effort to protect the public, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC) is alerting potential employers and the public that Catlin Popp of Bowser, British Columbia is not a current registrant of CLPNBC, and that, as a result:

  • Ms. Popp is not entitled to work or practise in British Columbia as a licensed practical nurse or to refer to herself as a “nurse”, a “licensed practical nurse” or an “LPN”, and
  • Ms. Popp does not have authority to provide practical nursing services that may only be provided by LPNs or other qualified health professionals holding current registration, who are subject to regulatory oversight under the Health Professions Act and who have met the requirements to provide those services safely, competently and ethically. 

Ms. Popp previously held registration as a licensed practical nurse, from July 5, 2013 to December 31, 2013, but she did not renew her registration, which was cancelled effective January 1, 2014. 

This information is published to fulfill CLPNBC’s duty to protect the public. It is essential that anyone seeking to hire a licensed practical nurse confirm that they are registered with CLPNBC before hiring them, to ensure that they have been authorized to practise by CLPNBC.

Maricho Sibay

June 8, 2017 – In an effort to protect the public, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC) is alerting potential employers and the public that Maricho Sibay of Victoria, British Columbia, who has previously referred to herself as a licensed practical nurse, is not registered or entitled to work or practise as a licensed practical nurse in British Columbia.

Ms. Sibay previously held Interim Registration (LPN(I)) pending successful completion of the Canadian Practical Nursing Registration Examination (CPNRE®). Ms. Sibay has not yet met this requirement and her Interim Registration was cancelled as of its expiry date of June 26, 2016.

CLPNBC is required to publish this information to fulfill its mandate of public protection. It is essential that employers confirm an applicant's registration with CLPNBC prior to hiring to ensure that the applicant is authorized to practise as a licensed practical nurse.

Mary Foran

May 12, 2014 – In an effort to protect the public, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC) is alerting potential employers and the public that Mary Foran of Sooke, British Columbia, who has previously referred to herself as a licensed practical nurse, is not and has never been registered or entitled to work or practise as a licensed practical nurse in British Columbia. Ms. Foran is not, and has never been, a registrant of or otherwise associated with the CLPNBC.

CLPNBC is required to publish this information to fulfill its mandate of public protection. It is essential that employers confirm an applicant's registration with CLPNBC prior to hiring to ensure that the applicant received proper training.