On August 10, 2021 a panel of the Inquiry Committee approved a Consent Agreement between BCCNM and Ming Yang of Nanaimo, B.C., to address practice issues that occurred between July 2018 and February 2019 related to the following: failure to prepare accurate insulin doses, transfer of a patient using on overhead lift without required staff in attendance, failure to respond appropriately to a new onset of genitourinary bleeding, failure to provide timely response to a deteriorating patient, failure to respond appropriately in an emergency situation, failure to communicate effectively with co-workers and patients, and failure to follow unit protocols for the assessment and documentation of a post operative patient, a patient on the Alcohol Withdrawal Assessment protocol, and patients utilizing Patient Controlled Analgesia.
The Registrant has voluntarily agreed to terms equivalent to a limit and/or condition on their practice, including:
A limit prohibiting them from the working as the RN In Charge, providing regulatory supervision to nursing students, orienting new staff members to the work environment, and practising in High Acute areas such as ICU, ER, HAU or Obstetrics, for example, for a period of 6 months.
Remedial education in Interprofessional Teamwork, Sharpening Critical Thinking Skills, Documentation, Professional Standards, Clinical Decision-Making, and Communications.
Developing a Learning Plan which will be shared with their employer and with BCCNM.
A regulatory practice consulting program to address Professional Responsibility and Accountability, Patient-Focused Provision of Service, Fitness to Practice and Interprofessional Teamwork.
The Inquiry Committee is satisfied that the terms will protect the public.