Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
THIS IS A DRAFT DOCUMENT THAT HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE
Kyndal May Verveckken
Clarence William Blea M.D.
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Paula Wiens
Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney
Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of January 25, 2010. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.
FY 2010 CONTRACT
Ms. Hall presented the FY2010 Contract to the Board members for review and discussion.
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to review the contract and discuss it at the next scheduled meeting. Seconded by Dr. Blea, motion carried.
Ms. Hall presented the draft application to the Board members for review and discussion.
A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the draft application with the changes that were discussed and to post on the website as soon as the rules are in place. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.
Ms. Hall presented the draft renewal application to the Board members for review and discussion. Ms Hall clarified that when original licenses are issued, the expiration date would be to their birth date plus 12 months.
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the draft renewal application with the changes that were discussed. Seconded by Dr. Blea, motion carried.
BIRTH STATISTICS FORM
The Board members reviewed and discussed the Birth Statistics forms that Ms. Wiens had drafted. The form will be used with the initial application for Granmother midwives and with the renewal application. Discussion was held regarding a notary signature on the renewal application and it was decided that the affidavit on the renewal form was adequate and it does not need to be notarized. Mr. Klein informed the Board members that if anyone falsifies the information, they are subject to discipline. Ms. Hall explained to the Board members that the form will be available on the website; the midwife will be able to complete it online and then print it out. The following changes will be made to the form:
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the Birth Statistics form with the changes as discussed. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.
The Board discussed which web links to include on the Midwifery website. It was decided to include the following links:
MEDICAL COMMUNITY DRAFT LETTER
Ms. Rawlings presented to the Board members the draft letter for the medical community for review and discussion. It was decided to add Emergency Medical Technicians and Pharmacists to the list of recipients. The letter will be revised, printed on IBOL letterhead, and sent to the Board Chair to sign. The letter will be distributed and posted to the website.
A motion was made by Dr. Blea to approve the letter with the changes discussed. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.
The Board Chair received a letter from Mark Johnston, Board of Pharmacy regarding concerns about midwives purchasing medications at pharmacies. A midwife cannot purchase any medications until they are licensed, licenses won’t be issued until July 1, 2010. The list of licensed midwives will be public record and will be found on IBOL’s website through the license search link.
Ms. Rawlings will contact Mr. Johnston of the BOP regarding helping with the distribution of the letter for the medical community.
MIDWIFERY EDUATION ACCREDITATION COUNCIL
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the MEAC approved courses that are required for initial licensure. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.
NEXT MEETING March 18, 2010
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to adjourn the meeting at 10:50 AM. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.
Barbara N Rawlings, Chair Kyndal May Verveckken
Paula Wiens Michelle Bartlett
Clarence William Blea M.D. Tana Cory, Bureau Chief