Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Kyndal May Verveckken
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Clarence William Blea M.D.
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of July 28, 2010. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report to members of the Board, which showed a balance of $2,466.93 as of 11/30/2010.
The Board reviewed and discussed the correspondence regarding continuing education for the first year renewal. A licensed midwife is considered to have satisfied the annual continuing education requirement for the first renewal of the initial license. However, if the licensee pays the renewal late, they would need to submit the required continuing education to reinstate the license.
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve one application for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.
Approved for Licensure
ANDREWS SARAH MARIE MID-33
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board members.
alleged Respondent practiced as a midwife without a license. Complainant stated that Respondent
transported a patient to the hospital who had been unable to deliver the
placenta. In response to a letter from
IBOL, Respondent stated that she had completed all requirements for NARM
certification except for her written test, and did not take the test because
she had married and had her fifth baby after her apprenticeship and “just kept
putting it off.” Respondent stated that
when she learned last year that midwives would need to be a CPM she decided to
complete her CPM requirements and take the test. Respondent stated that she moved and her NARM
acceptance letter was sent to the wrong address, so she missed the deadline to
apply for licensure by July 1. Respondent
stated that when she realized she would be illegal, she transferred care of her
clients to other practitioners. Respondent
stated that a friend asked her to attend a birth, but because she is not
licensed she found a licensed midwife to attend also. Respondent stated that a
The Chair recused herself.
A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to authorize closure of case number I-MID-2011-1. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.
DISCIPLINARY AND PRO-REVIEW PROCESS
Ms. Peel explained the disciplinary and the pro-review process to the Board members. Ms. Cory reminded the Board members to refer all complaints to the Bureau.
A motion was made by Ms.
Bartlett to direct the board Chair to notify the licensed
NEXT MEETING January 20, 2011 Conference Call
February 16, 2001 Board Meeting
A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 AM. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.
Barbara N Rawlings, Chair Michelle Bartlett
Paula Wiens Clarence William Blea M.D.
Kyndal May Verveckken Tana Cory, Bureau Chief