Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders


August 08, 2017

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health issued 18 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during July for serious violations, which can include the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

  • Brigitte G. Arnold, Pharmacist, Tampa
  • Lynn Bennett-Gardner, Licensed Practical Nurse, Ormond Beach
  • Quinlan L. Brown, Certified Nursing Assistant, Pensacola
  • Tanya C. Chapman, Registered Nurse, Saint Augustine
  • Heather H. Coss, Certified Nursing Assistant, Fort Walton Beach
  • Deirdre Lorraine Dancy, Licensed Practical Nurse, Kissimmee
  • Guillermo J. Delgado, Licensed Practical Nurse, Miami
  • Lisa Carol Putnal Dortch, Registered Nurse, Lake City
  • Amanda Frens, Certified Nursing Assistant, Largo
  • Renee A. Godby, Licensed Practical Nurse, Winter Park
  • Amanda Elizabeth Ingersoll, Registered Nurse, Port Saint Lucie
  • Angela A. Lee, Certified Nursing Assistant, Lehigh Acres
  • Myeshia L. Leonard, Licensed Practical Nurse, Tallahassee
  • David Nazario, Massage Therapist, Orlando
  • Julie Wynne Nickell, Registered Nurse, Coral Springs
  • Jason E. Sapp, Massage Therapist, Pensacola
  • Wesley B. Searcy, Registered Nurse, Pensacola
  • Edward D. Williams, Certified Nursing Assistant, Ocala

ESO/EROs are not considered final agency action. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by the department.

To view the most recent ESOs, EROs, Final Orders and Administrative Complaints please visit http://ww2.doh.state.fl.us/finalordernet/.

For other information on Medical Quality Assurance, including information about enforcement terms or definitions, boards and councils, or the health care practitioner licensing process, visit http://www.flhealthsource.gov/.