STATE BOARD OF NURSING
Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs v. Deidra A. Bates, LPN; File No. 14-51-09834; Doc. No. 1504-51-17
[48 Pa.B. 1261]
[Saturday, February 24, 2018]
On January 3, 2018, Deidra A. Bates, LPN, license No. PN066847L, last known of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, was indefinitely suspended and ordered to pay $525 in costs of investigation, based on her being unable to practice practical nursing with reasonable skill and safety to patients by reason of addiction to alcohol, or addiction to hallucinogenic or narcotic drugs or other drugs which tend to impair judgment or coordination, so long as the dependence shall continue, or she has become mentally incompetent.
Individuals may obtain a copy of the adjudication by writing to Megan E. Castor, Board Counsel, State Board of Nursing, P.O. Box 69523, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9523.
This order represents the final State Board of Nursing (Board) decision in this matter. It may be appealed to the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania by the filing of a petition for review with that court in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure. Individuals who take an appeal to the Commonwealth Court must serve the Board with a copy of their petition for review. The Board contact for receiving service of appeals is the previously-named Board counsel.
LINDA L. KMETZ, PhD, RN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-322. Filed for public inspection February 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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