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Nurse Listing: Ventura County

This data was last updated in December 2009. Statuses may have since changed. Check the California's Board of Registered Nursing license database for the most current license statuses.

This query found a total of 51 nurses. <b>These nurses have Ventura County as their place of residence, according to the Board of Registered Nursing. The counties of residence may not reflect the location of the alleged misconduct of the nurses.</b>

Click on the names below to find additional details on each nurse. You can also view the nursing board's public documents on the nurses by clicking on the PDF link.

There are several limitations to this database.

* Indicates nurse who was disciplined before 2002, when this database starts.

Name Current status Date of last action Case Document
Albert, Debbie Dean Revoked Dec. 14, 2005 PDF
Armstrong, Jeanne Marie Surrendered Jun. 19, 2008 PDF
Ayson, Edito Desierto Probation complete May 25, 2009 PDF
Beaver Jr., Clifford Ralph Revoked Sep. 29, 2007 PDF
Casello, Mary Elizabeth Revoked Nov. 18, 2006 PDF
Catapano, Sandra A. Petition to revoke probation pending Oct. 20, 2009 PDF
Chisholm, Lisa Accusation pending Mar. 23, 2009 PDF
Cochran, Tracey Lynn* Revoked Oct. 7, 2004 PDF
Coleman, Tina Marie Accusation pending Sep. 10, 2009 PDF
Corwin, Michele Carla Accusation pending May 18, 2009 PDF
Defazio, Susan Joy Probation complete Mar. 11, 2006 PDF
Ernst, Laura Lee Probation complete Sep. 12, 2008 PDF
Estaville, Michelle Revoked May 13, 2004 PDF
Fayard, Brian Craig Revoked Jul. 20, 2007 PDF
Ferreria, Barbara Jimenez Accusation pending Aug. 28, 2009 PDF
Gish, Aerika Revoked Nov. 25, 2005 PDF
Goebel, Laure Marie* Revoked Nov. 2, 2006 PDF
Harvey, Elizabeth Katherine Accusation pending Apr. 15, 2009 PDF
Hochstafl, Monique Accusation pending Mar. 16, 2009 PDF
Hunt (Lovell), Kimberly E. Surrendered Oct. 22, 2004 PDF
Hurtado, Sandra G. Revoked Sep. 23, 2002 PDF
Johnston, John T. Petition to revoke probation pending Aug. 28, 2009 PDF
Kutin, Le Ann G. Revoked Jul. 9, 2003 PDF
Lavoo, James Charles Revoked Mar. 8, 2007 PDF
Lazarus, Hazel Bernice Probation Dec. 12, 2009 PDF
Luttge, Karen Jay Revoked May 3, 2009 PDF
Lynch, Heather Viola Accusation pending Aug. 28, 2009 PDF
MacKinney, Lyric Tracey Surrendered Apr. 17, 2007 PDF
Mason, Cheri R.* Probation Jun. 12, 2009 PDF
McIntire, Nora L. Accusation pending Apr. 23, 2008 PDF
McPherson, Patricia* Revoked Oct. 5, 2003 PDF
Medlin, Chad Accusation pending Nov. 9, 2007 PDF
Nelson, Vandolyn I. Surrendered Feb. 23, 2009 PDF
Oliveira, Karen Valois Accusation pending Aug. 28, 2009 PDF
Pesqueira, Roberto Patrick Probation Nov. 7, 2008 PDF
Podzimek, Carolyn Sue Revoked Nov. 26, 2004 PDF
Reading, Caryn L. Petition to revoke probation pending May 1, 2009 PDF
San Jose, Ma Evita C. Probation Dec. 26, 2008 PDF
Scott, Roberta J. Probation Sep. 27, 2009 PDF
Singh, Dolly Accusation pending Aug. 19, 2009 PDF
Stalsworth, Bryan Philip Revoked Oct. 30, 2009 PDF
Szoke, Lisanna* Revoked Nov. 16, 2003 PDF
Tadiaman, Jasper T. Probation complete Feb. 27, 2008 PDF
Tebo, Rasmia Revoked Jun. 13, 2005 PDF
Teehee, Lynn Esguerra Probation May 7, 2009 PDF
Tervalon, Erinn Tracie Accusation pending Sep. 24, 2009 PDF
Traversa, Katarina Michelle Accusation pending May 11, 2009 PDF
Turner, Elda Fern Surrendered Dec. 8, 2002 PDF
Vigueras-Delgado, Angela Josephine Accusation pending Aug. 28, 2009 PDF
Wadnizak, Jennifer Probation complete Aug. 28, 2008 PDF
Williams, Susan Adele Petition to revoke probation pending Aug. 5, 2009 PDF

Data last updated Dec. 26, 2009

Please note there are several limitations to the database:
  • This database includes nurses who faced disciplinary action between 2002 and September 2009, as well as any subsequent actions against these nurses. .
  • Employers and patients seeking verification of a nurse’s license should use the Web site of the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Multiple nurses may have the same name, but each has a unique license number.
  • The information on the database is based on the Web site of the Board of Registered Nursing and state documents. In some cases, the Web site and documents conflict; in such cases, reporters used dates included in the board’s documents.
  • Documents for some cases are missing from the site in whole or in part.
  • The database does not include discipline against nurses meted out as a condition of being licensed. Such discipline is only included if the nurse subsequently faced board action.
  • The grounds listed for discipline in this database are based on the board’s public allegations against the nurses. Because accusations are sometimes written in an unclear or inconsistent manner, reporters did not try to guess the intent.
  • This database includes discipline against some nurses who have subsequently died. The board has removed many of these nurses from its Web site. They are included here because they faced disciplinary action during the period examined.

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  • The Los Angeles Times and ProPublica have conducted a joint investigation into the failed oversight of California's health professionals. In July 2009, we reported that the Board of Registered Nursing took more than three years, on average, to investigate and discipline errant nurses. It failed to act against nurses whose misconduct already had been thoroughly documented and sanctioned by others. And the board gave probation to hundreds of nurses – ordering monitoring and work restrictions – then failed to crack down as many landed in trouble again and again. Read our complete coverage here.

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