Ontario nurse suspended for withdrawing life support without permission

Posted November 30, 2017 9:31 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Ontario nurse suspended for withdrawing life support without permission

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJoanna FlynnCTV News reported that the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) suspended nurse, Joanna Flynn, for five months after pleading guilty to professional misconduct for withdrawing life-support without permission. She was previously found not guilty of manslaughter.According to the CTV News report by Adam Ward:In its ruling, the committee said Flynn “contravened the standards of practice of the profession and engaged in dishonourable and unprofessional conduct by discontinuing life support for a client without the required medical authorization and failing to record that medical authorization to discontinue life support had been refused by the

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