STATE BOARD OF MIDWIFERY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 7/7/2011

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Barbara N Rawlings - Chair

                                                             Paula Wiens

                                                             Kyndal May Verveckken

                                                             Cathy Ward

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Clarence William Blea M.D.

 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Maurie Ellsworth, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Eric Nelson, Board Prosecutor

Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist

 

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:04 AM MDT by Barbara N Rawlings.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of 5/18/2011. Seconded by Ms. Ward, motion carried.

 

CONSENT ORDER

 

Mr. Nelson presented MID-2011-1 – A motion was made by Ms. Ward to accept the stipulation and consent order and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board.  Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

INTRODUCTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE ATTORNEY

 

Ms. Hall introduced Maurie Ellsworth as the new Administrative Attorney.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report to the Board members, which showed a negative balance of $2,152.80 as of 6/30/2011.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board members. Discussion was held on discipline. Ms. Peel asked the Board to think whether the Board considers continuing education related to delivery of health care reportable to National Data Bank.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR RENEWALS

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to table this item until the next meeting.  Seconded by Ms.Verveckken, motion carried.

 

PEER REVIEW

 

A discussion was held on adding a definition for confidentiality.  Ms. Hall reminded the Board that the deadline for proposed law changes was approaching.  There was a discussion about whether this issue is better handled by the Association or the Board.    A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to table discussion, until the next meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Ward, motion carried.

 

FORMULARY

 

A discussion was held on adding misoprostol to the formulary.  Wyoming and Washington list this drug on their formulary. Mr. Ellsworth will research adding this to the Board’s formulary and draft a letter to the Board of Pharmacy and Board of Medicine.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken that the Board go into executive session under Idaho Code § 67-2345(1) (d) to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law.  The purpose of the Executive Session was to consider license application materials. Seconded by Ms. Ward. The vote was: Ms. Verveckken, aye; Ms. Ward, aye; Ms. Wiens, aye; and Ms. Rawlings, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to come out of executive session. Seconded by Ms. Wiens. The vote was: Ms. Verveckken, aye; Ms. Ward, aye; Ms. Wiens, aye; and Ms. Rawlings, aye. Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Pending

Applicant  901114745 – The Bureau will contact the applicant to schedule a time during the next conference call if Dr. Blea is available. The Board members will submit questions to the Bureau for distribution to the Board prior to the conference call.

 

Approved for Licensure

                        MORRILL, ELIZABETH ELLEN      MID-35

 

NEXT MEETING Conference Call on August 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 AM. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried

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Barbara N Rawlings, Chair                               Paula Wiens

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Clarence William Blea M.D.                             Kyndal May Verveckken

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Cathy Ward                                                     Tana Cory, Bureau Chief