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Stewart 2017

PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION OF NEW BRUNSWICK

Notice of Fitness to Practise Committee Decision respecting Charles Stewart

The Fitness to Practise Committee (“Committee”) of the Paramedic Association of New Brunswick by a decision dated August 10, 2017 found that the Member, Charles Stewart, demonstrated significant deficiencies in clinical practice including difficulties with patient assessment, situational awareness, decision-making, resource utilization, communication, technical skill and integration, and is unfit and incapable of practicing as a paramedic due to incompetence in that the Member does not possess the knowledge, skill and judgement necessary to safely carry on the practice of a paramedic.

The Committee ordered that:

    1. the Member’s registration and membership be revoked;
    2. the Member be prohibited from practising paramedicine and from using any title, words, figures or letters indicating he is or was a Paramedic;
    3. the Member shall not be eligible to apply for reinstatement of registration and membership with the Association for a minimum period of one year and until he submits sufficient evidence that satisfies the Registrar that he is medically fit and clinically competent to return to practice in a safe manner; and
    4. the Member pay costs in the amount of $1,000 to the Association.