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Kelowna nurse suspended for not following COVID-19 protocols

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Summary

A nurse in Kelowna has been suspended for four weeks after he failed to follow COVID-19 protocols

The nurse also made inappropriate comments about the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC College of Nursing Professionals says

The Kelowna nurse will have to undergo training and will be limited in his practice for up to two years

KELOWNA (NEWS 1130) – A Kelowna nurse’s certificate of registration has been temporarily suspended after it was found he was not following COVID-19 protocols.

The BC College of Nursing Professionals says the nurse didn’t follow science-based infection control practices and policies, and made inappropriate comments about the COVID-19 pandemic.

These issues were discovered in March.

His suspension will span four weeks, and there will be restrictions and limitations on what he will be able to do in his practice for up to 24 months.

He must also develop a learning plan and complete training on best practices when dealing with infections and communicating with patients.