PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 8/15/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Stephanie A Liddle, Chair

                                                            Barbara Jean Sterling

                                                            Monica D Fowers

                                                            Carrie Ann Coen

                                                            Brian White                                                   

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            James Stoll, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Karin Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Marcie McGinty, Investigations Coordinator

                                                            Dave Hotchkiss, Investigations Coordinator

                                                            Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist

                                   

Meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM MDT.

 

ELECTION OF BOARD CHAIR

 

A motion was made by Ms. Coen to nominate and elect Ms. Liddle as Board chair. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to accept the minutes of May 16 and June 17, 2008 as written. Seconded by Ms. Coen, motion carried. 

 

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE-PERSI

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the members of the Board. Ms. Cory explained the process with PERSI and proposing a law change which would remove the members from the program. This would include a law change to Idaho Code 54-2205.

 

A motion was made by Mr. White to approve the law change and remove the Board from the PERSI system. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report to the members of the Board. Their current cash balance is $111,049.56. The Board discussed the proposal to reduce their fees that will be sent to the Legislature this upcoming year.

 

FY 2009 CONTRACT RENEWAL

 

Ms. Cory presented the FY 2009 contract renewal to the members of the Board. A motion was made by Ms. Coen to accept the contract renewal and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.   

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Mr. Hotchkiss presented the investigative report to the members of the Board.

 

Fiscal Year 2009 (to date)

Total Complaints received                                                                      1

Status:

Remaining under investigation                                                              1

 

Fiscal Year 2008

Total Complaints received                                                                      9

Status:

Closed by Board action                                                                            3                        Closed following disciplinary action                                                     

Pending legal review by the Office of the Attorney General           1

Remaining under investigation                                                              4

 

Fiscal Year 2007

Total Complaints received                                                                     11

Status:

Closed by Board action                                                                          1

Closed following disciplinary action                                                    2

Pending legal review by the Office of the Attorney General           5

Remaining under investigation                                                              3

 

Fiscal Year 2006

Total Complaints received                                                                      7

Status:

Closed by Board action                                                                           3

Closed following disciplinary action                                                     3

Pending legal review by the Office of the Attorney General           1

 

 

MEMORANDUM

 

PHT-2007-3 The Board reviewed the allegations and facts of the case. The Board gave direction to Ms. Magnelli for follow up on this disciplinary matter.

 

PHT-2007-10 The Board reviewed the allegations and facts of the case. The Board gave direction to Ms. Magnelli for follow up on this disciplinary matter.

 

STIPULATION AND CONSENT ORDER

 

PHT-2007-8

 

A motion was made by Ms. Coen to direct the prosecutor to revise section A6, add language to C.2.a.i to include the term licensed physical therapist assistant, and change the signature line of the Chair and upon respondentís consent to the changes, authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

           

NEW BUSINESS

 

PROPOSED LAW CHANGE

 

The Board discussed their statute regarding qualifications for licensure of foreign-trained physical therapists. A motion was made by Ms. Coen to approve the proposed law change for Idaho Code 54-2212.d. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

PLAQUE FOR AL CROTHERS

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the cost to purchase a commemorative plaque for former Board member, Al Crothers. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

CE COURSES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the following CE courses submitted for review. Seconded by Ms. Coen, motion carried.

 

Course Provider: Idaho Physical Therapy Association

Course Title: Reimbursement Challenges in Outpatient Physical Therapy: Tools for Success in 2008 and Beyond

 

Course Provider: Eagle Healthcare, Inc

Course Title: Beyond Balance, Evidence Based Practice Enhancing the Quality of Life

 

Course Provider: The Barral Institute

Course Title: Vascular Approach to the Visceral System

 

Course Provider: Simon Frasier University

Course Title: KIN861 Neuroscience

 

Course Provider: Educata

Course Title: Golf

Course Title: The Dizzy and Imbalanced Patient

Course Title: The Process of Progress in Sports Medicine and in Baseball Medicine

Course Title: Financial Management Made Easy for the Health Care Professional

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to enter into executive session to discuss applications exempt from public disclosure as per Idaho Code 67-2345.1(d). Seconded by Ms. Coen. The vote was: Mr. White, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; Ms. Fowers, aye; Ms. Sterling, aye; and Ms. Coen, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to come out of executive session. Seconded by Mr. White. The vote was: Mr. White, aye; Ms. Coen, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; Ms. Sterling, aye; and Ms. Fowers, aye. Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

APPLICANT ID 901089316 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to accept the proof submitted for the required eight week internship and to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the licensure examination. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

PT-2417 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to approve Kevin Voss for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

PHYA-2346 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to approve Leah Ann Mancio-Benoza to take the examination as a physical therapist assistant. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901095603 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

 

APPLICANT ID 901098306 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901100332 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

PT-2385 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to approve for endorsement licensure and to send a letter to inform the applicant when a fine is imposed against his license this would include a sanction. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901101543 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. The Board also reserves the right to re-review the application prior to licensure. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901093379 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

PHYA-2431 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to deny the application for Patrick Ruch as he does not meet the educational requirement. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901101335 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901100649 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to require successful completion of the preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

PHYA-2283 A motion was made by Ms. Coen to deny the application for Lolita Thomsen as she does not meet the educational requirement. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the following applications which were reviewed from June 18, 2008 to August 14, 2008. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

EXAMINATION

James Hammer

Emily Horting

Kelly Hadley

Dustin Gold

Lindsey Bodily

Corey DuPont

Erin Cook

Walter Wolf

Megan Fantozzi

Komal Radadia

Sasha Speer

Steve Fuller

Jackie Henry

Amrita Parikh

Kimberly Bowlin

Shawnee Knapp

Jason Lebel

Mary Hegar

Leilani Denney

 

ENDORSEMENT

PTA-2395 Lindsey Lewis

PTA-2403 Stacey Gamblin

PT-2432 Jenelle Dye

PT-2436 Brandon Viehmann

PT-2402 Aaron Buffardi

PT-2394 Debie Habig

PT-2383 Janene Ostrow

PT-2421 Domingo Torres

PT-2430 Jeremy Dye

PTA-2423 Rebecca Bronner

 

NEXT MEETING is scheduled for Friday November 21, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.

 

The meeting adjourned at 2 p.m.