A panel of the Inquiry Committee approved a Consent Order Proposal in which the Registrant admitted that between December 8, 2017, and January 5, 2018, he suffered from an addiction to drugs that impaired his ability to practise and that he committed professional misconduct by diverting narcotics, obtaining narcotics contrary to the terms of a "Return to Work Agreement" precluding the handling of narcotics, deceiving physicians and staff on multiple occasions to obtain narcotics by falsely describing patient symptoms, creating false and misleading records and engaging in nursing practice while under the influence of narcotics.
The Inquiry Committee ordered that the Registrant be suspended for five (5) months from October 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020, complete a remedial course in ethics and be subject to limits and conditions upon his practise, in particular, that
The reasons for the Inquiry Committee's acceptance of the Proposal and issuance of the Order are:
The name of the Registrant has been withheld in accordance with section 39.3(4)(a) of the
Health Professions Act for the purposes of not identifying the personal health information of the Registrant respecting the condition. The Inquiry Committee is satisfied that the Order will protect the public.