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Board of Nursing Disciplinary Actions Taken in March 2017
The Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) took final disciplinary action against the following 19 nurses or nursing assistants during its March 15, 2017, Board Meeting. 
 
Copies of public disciplinary documents for any of the below actions are available on the Board’s website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pdfs/OSBN_discipline3-15-17.pdf or by contacting the OSBN office at 971-673-0658.
 
Clackamas County
  • The Board suspended the practical nurse license of Crystal A. West (200730005LPN) for a minimum of 14 days for failing to cooperate with the Board during the course of an investigation.  She resides in Milwaukie, Ore.
Coos County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Jason B. Calhoun’s registered nurse license (200341282RN) due to a Sexual Abuse conviction, and failure to report incidents of child abuse to the appropriate state authorities.  He resides in Coos Bay, Ore.
  • The Board suspended the registered nurse license of Robin M. Gonsalves (201042013RN) for two years with conditions, followed by 36 months of probation, for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order, using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner injurious to herself or others, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  She resides in Coos Bay, Ore.
Lane County
  • The Board revoked the nursing assistant certificate of Stacy M. Corbin (200011574CNA), of Cottage Grove, Ore., for abusing a person and the unauthorized removal of money from a person.
  • The Board suspended the nursing assistant certificate of Shawna F. Earle (201402921CNA) for a minimum of 14 days for failing to cooperate with the Board during the course of an investigation.  She resides in Florence, Ore.
  • The Board revoked the registered nurse license of Maria S. Faris (091006472RN), of Elmira, Ore., for the unauthorized removal of money from a client, client neglect, failing to respect client rights, failing to answer questions truthfully, and incomplete recordkeeping.
  • The Board reprimanded the nursing assistant certificate of Sheila Hamill (000028342CNA), of Creswell, Ore., for assuming duties and responsibilities for a person’s care without documented preparation.
Marion County
  • The Board suspended the practical nurse license of Sharon L. Darling (091005224LPN) for 14 days with conditions for failing to take action to preserve client safety, failing to communicate information to the healthcare team, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  She resides in Salem, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded the registered nurse license of Douglas W. Smith (095006765RN), of Salem, Ore., for the implementing standards of care that jeopardize patient safety, failing to take action to preserve client safety, failing to communicate information to the healthcare team, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.
Multnomah County
  • The Board suspended the practical nurse license of Traci L. Farabee (201392215LPN) for a minimum of 14 days for failing to cooperate with the Board during the course of an investigation.  She resides in Portland, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded the women’s health care nurse practitioner certificate of Mary Joan E. Laufer (200650059NP), of Portland, Ore., for inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping.
  • The Board placed the nursing assistant certificate of Terra A. Schaller (201701812CNA) on 24 months of probation for using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner harmful to herself or others.
  • The Board reprimanded the registered nurse license of Mary K. Simpson (200240112RN), of Portland, Ore., for the client neglect, implementing standards of care that jeopardize patient safety, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.
Washington County
  • The Board suspended the registered nurse license of Kristoffor E. Lutz (200743725RN) for 90 days, followed by 24 months of probation, for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of the Health Professionals’ Services Program, and using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner injurious to himself or others.  He resides in Sherwood, Ore.
Yamhill County
  • The Board revoked the practical nurse license of Malissa A. Alcorn-Perciano (201030489LPN), of McMinnville, Ore., for possessing unauthorized drugs, and using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner injurious to herself or others.
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Angielin M. M. Hill’s nursing assistant certificate (201390028CNA) for failing to maintain professional boundaries and functioning as a CNA without current certification as a nursing assistant.  She resides in Carlton, Ore.
Out of State
  • Idaho—The Board revoked Kirt S. Adams’s registered nurse license (201141044RN) for incomplete recordkeeping, practicing nursing while unable due to psychological or mental impairment, failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice, and failing to cooperate with the Board during an investigation.  He resides in Fruitland, Idaho.
  • Florida—The Board reprimanded the registered nurse license of  Stephen A. Hilbert (201505587RN), of Debary, Fla., for fraud and disciplinary action taken in Virginia.
  • Washington—The Board accepted the voluntary surrender of Markeatha Suddreth’s registered nurse license (200040787RN) for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order.  She resides in Vancouver, Wash.
 
The status of any nurse or nursing assistant licensed in Oregon is available on the OSBN website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN; click on “License Verification.” 
 
Copies of public disciplinary documents for any of the below actions are available on the Board’s website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pdfs/OSBN_discipline3-15-17.pdf  or by contacting the OSBN office at 971-673-0658. 
 
Celebrating a Century of Nursing Regulation: The Oregon State Board of Nursing was established in 1911 to regulate nursing practice and education in protection of the public’s health, safety and wellbeing. It oversees the licensure, certification, education and compliance of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, nursing assistants and advanced practice nurses in the State of Oregon.