Native nurse suspended
Jeremy Hainsworth, Glacier Media – Aug 26, 2022 / 11:16 am | Story: 382109
B.C.’s Faculty of Nurses and Midwives has suspended an Armstrong nurse for 3 weeks for utilizing her cellphone at work to examine social media, losing narcotics and falsifying her colleagues’ signatures.
On Aug. 25, an inquiry committee accredited a consent settlement between the school and Davia Vancaillie to handle follow points that befell between July 3 and Oct. 27, 2020.
The committee discovered Vancaillie signed for medicine not used on 9 events. She additionally didn’t doc and/or assess three affected person falls, in keeping with the general public discover.
The signature subject concerned falsely documenting her coworkers’ signature on information in the course of the losing of narcotics on no less than 5 events.
The choice famous Vancaillie gave a letter of apology to her employer and engaged in remedial training and different measures whereas the scenario was investigated.
Vancaillie’s nursing registration was suspended for 3 weeks. She is prohibited from being the only real regulated nurse on responsibility, working in-charge of a unit or facility, supervising college students, orientating new workers members for six months and dealing night time shift for 3 months.
She should even have oblique supervision of her nursing follow for 3 months.
The school is certainly one of 18 regulatory our bodies empowered underneath the Well being Professions Act to manage well being professions in B.C. It regulates the follow of 4 distinct professions: nursing, sensible nursing, psychiatric nursing and midwifery.
Comparable laws in different self-regulated areas such because the authorized and notary public professions additionally permits residents to learn about self-discipline points within the public curiosity.
“The inquiry committee is glad that the phrases will defend the general public,” the choice mentioned.