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Washington Medical Commission files disciplinary charges against Dr. Ryan Cole

Washington Medical Commission files disciplinary charges against Dr. Ryan Cole

BOISE, Idaho – The Washington Medical Commission has filed a statement of charges against Dr. Ryan Cole, who represents Ada County on the Central District Health Board of Health.

The statement of charges alleges that Dr. Cole made “numerous false and misleading statements” about the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines, treatments, and masks.

In the statement of charges, the Washington Medical Commission writes that his comments were “harmful and dangerous to individual patients, generated mistrust in the medical profession and public health, and had a widespread negative impact on the health and well-being of our communities.”

The statement also alleges that Cole “prescribed medications that are not indicated for COVID-19 infection, failed to properly record sufficient justification for treatment in the medical record, failed to take a history or perform a physical examination.” and failed to obtain the proper information. permission.”

The allegations also included that Cole “provided inadequate opportunities for follow-up care, treated patients beyond his competency level, and did not counsel patients about standard treatment guidelines and preventive measures.”

Cole is the only doctor on the Central District Health Board, which apart from Dr. Cole includes four politicians, a nurse and a nurse practitioner.

Dr. Cole is a licensed physician in Washington, Idaho and a few other states; He has until the end of the month to respond to the allegations.

You can read the full details of the allegations below.

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