Registered Nurse (RN)
|Initial Registration with CNO
Registration history since 04 Jun, 2009
Registered Nurse (RN)
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Reasons Why This Nurse is Not Entitled to Practice What's this?
The member voluntarily entered into an Undertaking with the Executive Director to permanently resign as a member of CNO as part of an agreed resolution of allegations of professional misconduct heard by a Panel of the Discipline Committee.
Results of Past CNO Hearings What's this?
Published in The Standard:
The member was found to have committed professional misconduct in that she:
- signed or issued in her professional capacity a document that she knew or ought to have known contained a false or misleading statement; contravened the standards of practice of the profession; and engaged in dishonourable and unprofessional conduct in August 2018, by documenting that she had pulled an umbilical venous catheter for an infant patient, when she had not done so; and
- contravened the standards of practice of the profession and engaged in dishonourable and unprofessional conduct in 2016 or 2017, by forcibly wiping an infant patient’s face with a cloth, after the patient vomited; in August 2018, by advising the oncoming nurse that she had pulled an umbilical venous catheter for another infant patient and by patting a different infant patient hard on top of the patient’s incision and stoma; in May 2019, by stating to the father of another infant patient that his technique during diapering care could give the patient E-coli, when she knew that the patient’s twin had recently died of E-Coli sepsis; in or around 2019, by stating to two infant patients, “if your parents loved you they would let you die” or words to that effect and by telling parents of an infant patient that their infant had “screamed all night for you” or words to that effect to persuade the parents to attend the Hospital, when her report about the infant’s night or demeanour was not true; in or around June 2019, by forcefully removing the ostomy bag of an infant patient causing bleeding at or near the site of the ostomy bag and telling the patient’s parents that she was “not good” at ostomy bag care or words to that effect; by hitting the eye of the infant patient while administering eye drops; by engaging in unprofessional communication and behaviour towards the parents of the infant patient, including: telling the parents that they know nothing and need help to understand or words to that effect, that they should not speak in their own language to their baby or words to that effect, that they should speak English while at the bedside or words to that effect, and placing a blanket on and touching the patient’s father while he was praying by the patient’s crib; by failing to lower the oxygen levels for the infant patient following the patient’s return to her care after a procedure and failing to check the oxygen levels for the patient during hourly checks.
Upon consideration of the member’s signed Undertaking to permanently resign as a member of CNO, the Discipline Committee made an Order to require the member to appear before the panel to be reprimanded.
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