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Name withheld, LPN

Consent agreement

Jul 1, 2020

​A panel of the Inquiry Committee approved a Consent Agreement under which the Registrant agreed to undertakings involving regular monitoring for fitness to practice nursing. The undertakings include but are not limited to: a limit on handling opiates benzodiazepines, and 'Z' type drugs, and a requirement for a reassessment by an addiction medicine physician prior to the medication handling restrictions being lifted.

The Agreement will remain in place for a minimum of three consecutive years of nursing practice. The reasons for the Inquiry Committee decision are as follows:

1) The Registrant provided an independent medical assessment documenting health concerns to BCCNP which could impact the ability to provide safe patient care; and

2) The independent medical assessment identified the Registrant is fit to practice nursing and provided information regarding compliance with treatment recommendations.

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 undertakings will protect the public.