Idaho State Board
of
Physical Therapy

Bureau of Occupational Licenses
State of Idaho

Minutes of August 17, 2007

 

Roll Call:                      Carrie Coen, Board Member

                                    Stephanie Liddle, Board Member

                                    Alan Crothers, Board Member

                                    Monica Fowers, Board Member          

 

Bureau Staff:                 Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                    Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

Carrie Gilstrap, Secretary

 

Others Present: Karl Klein, Attorney General Office

 

Roll call established attendance at 9:10 a.m.

 

MINUTES of MAY 4, 2007

 

A motion was made by Al Crothers to approve the minutes of May 4, 2007 as written. Seconded by Monica Fowers, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Tana Cory presented the legislative report to the members of the board. She stated the bureau has added two additional investigators and one additional position at the front desk.

PHT-2007-4

Karl Klein, Deputy Attorney General, presented a consent order to the members of the board. A motion was made by Stephanie Liddle to accept the stipulation and consent order and to authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board. Seconded by Al Crothers, motion carried.

PHT-2007-5

 

Karl Klein, Deputy Attorney General, presented a Memorandum to the Board regarding recommendations on a pending disciplinary matter.  After review and full discussion of the matter the Board gave their direction to Mr. Klein.  No motions were made.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Budd Hetrick presented the financial report to the members of the board.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Budd Hetrick presented the investigative report to the members of the board.

PHT-P1-2-2006-5598 A motion was made by Monica Fowers to accept the bureauís recommendation to authorize closure. Seconded by Al Crothers, motion carried.

 

The investigative process was explained to the board and discussion was held regarding the various steps and the boardís role in the process.

 

FY 2008 RENEWAL CONTRACT

 

A motion was made by Stephanie Liddle to accept the contract as presented and authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board. Seconded by Al Crothers, motion carried.

 

RULE on CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

Roger Hales discussed changing the continuing education rule by adding certain entities who traditionally sponsor the continuing education courses. The board discussed adopting entities to pre-approve courses and seminars after the board has time to identify a list.

 

2007 ANNUAL FSBPT MEETING

 

A motion was made by Al Crothers to approve any expenses incurred to attend the annual meeting in Memphis, TN. Seconded by Stephanie Liddle, motion carried.

 

REQUIREMENT OF APPLICANT REFERENCES

 

The board discussed rule 150(06) which requires the individual to submit references for their licensure application. The requirement states the two (2) references must be from individuals, other than relatives or individuals living with the applicant, who have at least two (2) years of personal knowledge of the applicantís character and ability to provide physical therapy.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR APPROVAL

 

A motion was made by Monica Fowers to approve the three courses submitted for continuing education. Seconded by Stephanie Liddle, motion carried.

 

ELECTION OF BOARD CHAIR

 

A motion was made by Stephanie Liddle to nominate Al Crothers as board chair. Seconded by Monica Fowers, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Al Crothers to enter into executive session to discuss application exempt from public disclosure as per Idaho Code 67-2345.1(d). Seconded by Monica Fowers, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Stephanie Liddle to come out of executive session. Seconded by Al Crothers, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901092752

 

A motion was made by Monica Fowers to direct the secretary to contact the Tennessee physical therapy board regarding license probation. Seconded by Al Crothers, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901090619 and APPLICANT ID 901036277

 

A motion was made by Stephanie Liddle to require the applicants who have failed the NPTE examination twice complete extra coursework and to have them submit the coursework information for the board to review and approve. Seconded by Monica Fowers, motion carried.

 

The next meeting is scheduled for November 16th, 2007 at 9 a.m.

 

A motion was made by Monica Fowers to adjourn the meeting at 10:50 a.m. Seconded by Al Crothers, motion carried.