Idaho State Board of Chiropractic Physicians
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

Meeting Minutes of September 4, 2003

Roll Call:             Dr. Dennis Harper, Chair

Dr. Zane Sterling, Vice-Chair

                             Dr. Patrick Mayo

                             Sandra Averill

 

Others present:      Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                        Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                        Sandee Hitesman, Secretary

 

Meeting was called to order at 12:30 p.m. by Chair, Dr. Dennis Harper.  

Dr. Hollingsworth was unable to attend the conference call meeting. 

The minutes from the July 30, 2003 board meeting were approved as written. 

The board discussed applications submitted for the Peer Review Committee.  There were a total of 11 applications submitted.  A total of 7 committee members already on the Peer Review Committee have volunteered to continue serving.    The board discussed board member Patrick Mayo continuing to serve on the Peer Review Committee.  It was decided that only the chairman of the committee was allowed to also serve on the State Board.  Dr. Mayo voluntarily removed himself from the Peer Review Committee.  

The State laws and rules were reviewed regarding qualifications to serve on the Peer Review Committee.  It was noted that one of the qualifications stated that the member must be actively engaged in the practice of chiropractic for the past four (4) years, with the most recent two (2) of those years having been spent in Idaho.  Motion was made by Dr. Sterling to instruct Roger Hales to draft a letter to all potential new Peer Review members, advising them of the State requirements and having them swear under oath that they meet these requirements; and than officially designating them members of the Peer Review Committee if they state they meet the requirements.  Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.  The board asked Roger Hales to please run the letter by Dr. Sterling and Dr. Harper before sending. 

Motion was made by Dr. Mayo to define the term “active practice” as practicing Chiropractic for a minimum of 20 hours a week on average.  Seconded by Dr. Sterling, carried. 

The board discussed a letter that was received by Dr. Harper from the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation regarding IDAPA 47 Title 01 Chapter 02.  The Bureau noted that the Board might want to refer this matter to the Chiropractic Association.  

Administrative Attorney Roger Hales will forward the court order for case number CVOC0106612D to board secretary Sandee Hitesman.  The board asked if any fees were ever recovered.  Mr. Hales noted that was left up to the judge.  Mr. Hales submitted a memorandum of costs and fee’s.  

The board discussed a request for approval of a continuing education seminar on Acupuncture.  Motion was made by Ms. Averill to approve this seminar for continuing education credits.  Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried. 

The board reviewed continuing education audits submitted that were questioned at the last board meeting.  Motion was made by Dr. Mayo regarding licensee CHIA-JFE-7-10-1984 to have licensee provide a statement from each speaker verifying they were sponsored by an accredited school of Chiropractic.  Motion was not seconded. Motion died. 

Motion was made by Dr. Sterling regarding licensee CHIA-JFE-7-10-1984 to accept the continuing education hours submitted from seminar speakers Mark Charrette and Wayne H Zemelka without further inquiry.  Seconded by Ms. Averill.  3 approved, 1 abstained.  Motion passed.     

Motion was made by Dr. Mayo regarding licensee CHIA-CAA-5-9-2000 to request verification that seminar was sponsored by a CCE approved college.  If seminar was not sponsored by a CCE approved college, than licensee must submit a syllabus to the board for approval.  Seconded by Dr. Sterling, carried. 

The board discussed the documentation committee.  Dr. Harper noted that the Massachusetts Board has a PowerPoint presentation that seems to have a lot of educational information.  Dr. Harper stated that the board would be able to trim the PowerPoint presentation to meet the needs of the board.  Ms. Averill asked if the board had set a time line to have the documentation standards out to the doctors?  Motion was made by Dr. Mayo to have documentation standards ready by May 2004 and to approach the Chiropractic Association regarding bringing these documentation standards to their convention.  Seconded by Ms. Averill, carried. 

Motion was made by Dr. Mayo to approve holding another documentation committee meeting, and approving reimbursement of expenses for this meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Averill, carried. 

Motion was made by Dr. Mayo to approve the receipt of communications from Georgia Chiropractic Association, Inc.  Seconded by Ms. Averill, carried. 

Mr. Hetrick reminded the board that they could view their financial and investigation report on the website.  The new addendums to the contracts are ready.  The contract can be viewed on the website at: http://www2.state.id.us/ibol/chi.htm. Click on Board office link, go to the bottom of the page and click on Contract.  Mr. Hetrick noted that the original contract would be sent to the Board Chairman for signature.  The board will be asked to hold a brief conference call meeting to approve the contract.  It was decided to put approval of contract on the agenda for the next scheduled meeting. 

The next board meeting will be held on November 5, 2003 at 8:30 a.m. at the Bureau of Occupational licenses. 

Motion was made by Dr. Mayo to adjourn at 1:35 p.m.  Dr. Sterling seconded, carried.  

Meeting adjourned at 1:55 p.m.


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