Nature of Action: The registrant, Connor Son, RMT, voluntarily entered into an undertaking and consent agreement with the Inquiry Committee of CMTBC.
As part of the agreement, Mr. Son agreed to the following terms:
Reasons: The undertaking and consent agreement relates to a complaint from a female patient made in June 2020.
As part of the undertaking and consent agreement, Mr. Son admitted that during an initial treatment of the patient in early 2020, he:
Mr. Son also admitted that during a second treatment of the patient in early 2020, he:
As part of the undertaking and consent agreement, Mr. Son also admitted to breaching an undertaking he had given in a previous undertaking and consent agreement he signed in January 2020, to practice within the scope of practice for registered massage therapists in B.C.
Mr. Son acknowledged that by engaging in the conduct described above, he committed professional misconduct and violated sections 4(a)(iii), 5 and 6 of CMTBC’s standard of practice on consent; sections 1, 12(c) and 13 of CMTBC’s standard of practice on boundaries; and subsection 9(d) of Schedule “D” to the College’s Bylaws.
The Inquiry Committee considered Mr. Son’s admitted conduct to be serious, involving breaches of multiple professional requirements.
The Inquiry Committee is satisfied that the undertaking and consent agreement in this matter appropriately reflects the seriousness of the registrant’s admitted conduct and will protect patient safety.