Discipline Decisions

Complaints & Discipline
Recent Decisions

The decisions of the Complaints, Discipline or Fitness to Practice (Review) Committees are provided promptly to the nurse, the complainant, and the nurse’s employer(s). The Association must give public notice of all suspensions, revocations, and impositions of restrictions, conditions or limitations on a nurse’s registration.

Listed below are notices of suspensions and revocations, as well as notices of restrictions, conditions or limitations that have been imposed on nurses’ registrations as a result of Discipline Committee or Fitness to Practice (Review) Committee decisions. To verify the registration status of any member, please contact the Registrar.

Registration Verification

Suspension Lifted and Conditions Imposed

In a decision dated November 29, 2019, the NANB Fitness to Practice (Review) Committee ordered that the suspension imposed on the registration of Line Landry, registration number 026247, on May 10, 2019 be lifted.  The Committee further ordered that certain conditions be continued on the member’s registration that were originally imposed by order dated November 8, 2018.

November 29, 2019

Registration Suspended

On September 25, 2019, the NANB Complaints Committee suspended the registration of Sarah MacKenzie Allen, registration number 028633, pending the outcome of a hearing before the Discipline Committee.

September 25, 2019

Practicing Registration Suspended and Conditions Imposed

In a decision dated September 9, 2019, the NANB Fitness to Practice (Review) Committee found that Lise St-Coeur (former name LeBreton) registration number 028600, demonstrated incompetence, a lack of judgement, conduct demonstrating that she was incapable of practicing nursing and conduct showing a disregard for the welfare of patients. The Committee ordered the suspension of the member’s practicing registration, and that she be eligible for a non-practicing membership for the sole purpose of undertaking a specified list of courses. She shall not be eligible to apply for a conditional registration until the courses are complete and other registration criteria are met. Upon return to the active practice of nursing, her registration shall be subject to conditions.

September 9, 2019

Conditions Imposed

In a decision dated August 14, 2019, the NANB Discipline Committee found that Chandra Dawn Hume (former name Crouse), registration number 020792, demonstrated incompetence, professional misconduct, conduct unbecoming a member of the Association, a lack of judgment, a failure to adhere to the Code of Ethics, and a disregard for the welfare and safety of patients. The Committee reprimanded the Member for not adhering to the NANB Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses, the Standards for the Practice of Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners, the Standards for the Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationship, the Standards for Documentation, the Practice Standard: Medication Administration and the Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.

The Discipline Committee ordered that the Member be eligible for a non-practicing membership for the sole purpose of undertaking a specified list of courses. Upon successful completion of the courses, the Member will be eligible to apply for a conditional registration. The Committee further ordered the Member to pay costs to NANB in the amount of $1,000 within 24 months of returning to the active practice of nursing.

August 14, 2019

Registration Suspended

On June 25, 2019, the NANB Complaints Committee suspended the registration of registrant number 026149 pending the outcome of a hearing before the Review Committee.

June 25, 2019