STATE BOARD OF MIDWIFERY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 8/10/2011

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:   Barbara N Rawlings - Chair

                                                   Paula Wiens

                                                   Clarence William Blea M.D.

                                                   Cathy Ward

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:     Kyndal May Verveckken

                                                 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                  Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                  Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                  Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                  Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                   Kris Ellis, Idaho Midwifery Council

                                                  Mark Johnston, Board of Pharmacy

                                                  Linda Morgan

                             

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM MDT by Barbara N Rawlings.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Dr. Blea to approve the minutes of July 7, 2011. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

FORMULARY RULES

 

The Board discussed adding misoprostol to the formulary list. Ms. Cory informed the Board that any rule changes would need to be submitted by the third week of August to go before the 2012 Legislature. Dr. Blea will discuss it with the medical community. The Board decided to do further research and add to the next agenda.  The Board will not be submitting any rules changes for the 2012 Legislative session.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report to the Board members, which showed a negative balance of $2,907.20 as of 7/31/2011. Ms. Hall explained that license renewals will be coming up and those fees should lower the negative balance.

 

FY 2012 CONTRACT RENEWAL

 

The review of the FY 2012 Contract Renewal will be tabled until the next meeting.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board members.

 

For Board Determination:

 

A motion was made by Dr. Blea to authorize closure of case number I-MID-2011-5. Seconded by Ms. Ward, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Dr. Blea 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: Dr. Blea, aye; Ms. Ward, aye; Ms. Wiens, aye; and Ms. Rawlings, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

 

Ms. Morgan was available to answer questions from the Board regarding her application for licensure.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to approve Linda Morgan’s application for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried. Dr. Blea abstained.

 

A motion was made by Dr. Blea to approve Emily Baker’s application for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed developing a standard V-Back consent form. Dr. Blea has a form and he will provide it to the other Board members as an example.

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

                    MORGAN LINDA LEE                 MID-34

                    BAKER EMILY ROSE                  MID-36

CE VIOLATIONS

 

A discussion was held on CE violations and discipline.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to handle CE violations administratively and to not report those violations to the National Data Bank. Seconded by Dr. Blea, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING To be determined.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 AM. Seconded by Ms. Ward, 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