For immediate release: April 14, 2022 (22-055)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
OLYMPIA – The state Department of Health suspended the license of registered nurse Todd D. Dressler (RN.60389891) pending further legal action. The Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission referred this case to the secretary of the Department of Health based on allegations of sexual misconduct.
Dressler has been charged in Grant County Superior Court with six felony sex crimes.
Dressler cannot practice nursing in Washington until charges are resolved. He has 20 days to request a hearing to contest the charges and the suspension.
The legal documents on this case can be seen online by clicking the link on Provider Credential Search on the Department of Health website; copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call this number and report their complaint.
The Department of Health protects and promotes public health, safety, and welfare in Washington by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers. The agency establishes, monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensing, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms, and discipline. Rules, policies, and procedures promote the delivery of quality health care to people in Washington.