PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 5/7/2010 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Brian White - Chair

                                                             Barbara J. Sterling

                                                             Larry Ohman

                                                             Stephanie A. Liddle

                                                             Monica D. Fowers                                                  

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Al Crothers, IPTA

                                                            Claudia Weathermon

Devangi Shukla

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by Brian White.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to amend the agenda to discuss budget issues and attendance to the annual meeting. Notification was just received and the deadline set to register was prior to the next Board meeting. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

A motion was made Mr. Ohman to accept this amended agenda. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the members of the Board. Ms. Cory stated the bill passed which will require the passing of an English proficiency exam for applicants whose native language is not English. The law will become effective July 1, 2010. Mr. White commended Mr. Hales for his work in presenting the bill before the Legislature.

 

Mr. Hales stated the Board will need to draft proposed rules to specify the examinations required.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report to the members of the Board. Its current cash balance as of 4/30/2010 is $167,050.67. Discussion was held regarding the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. There are no additional expenses for the Board at this time.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

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

 

I-PHT-2010-6 In response to an audit request, R submitted documentation showing a 1-hour deficiency for the audit period.  R subsequently provided documentation verifying adequate hours to allow R to carry over 1 hour to the audit period.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

Ms. Liddle to act as Board Chair as Mr. White recused himself from discussion. A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to accept the Bureau’s recommendation and authorize closure. Seconded by Ms. Fowers. Mr. White recused himself. Motion carried.

 

PHT-2010-3

CEU SETTLEMENT ORDER

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the order as written and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

DEVANGI SHUKLA- APPLICANT

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers 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 Mr. Ohman. The vote was: Mr. White, aye; Mr. Ohman, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; Ms. Fowers, aye; and Ms. Sterling, aye. Motion carried.

 

Ms. Shukla introduced herself to the members of the Board. She gave an overview of her background. Ms. Shukla has an active application on file and is awaiting the receipt of the education credentials to complete the process.

 

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

 

The Board stated once verification of education is received they will review the application during the next scheduled meeting. 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

PROPOSED LAW/RULE CHANGE

 

The Board reviewed a draft of proposed rule changes. This included an update to the website address, correction to the accrediting bodies, inactivity for applications, and the number of contact hours allowed when supervising a student for the annual CE requirement.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to form a sub-committee to identify a list of approved providers to include in the set of proposed rule changes. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

The sub-committee will be Mr. Ohman, Mr. White, and Mr. Crothers, IPTA. The list will be presented during the next regularly scheduled meeting.

 

The Board reviewed a draft to I.C. 54-2209 regarding examinations. The proposal would require the examination be taken within six months of notification of the first Board approval. The Board would like to table this as it may not be necessary.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to direct the Bureau to prepare a draft of the proposed rule changes and bring them to the next meeting. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

CODE OF ETHICS-UPDATE

 

The Board reviewed the code of ethics which will be effective July 1, 2010. A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to allow time for each member to review the amended version for discussion during the July meeting. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried.  

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Sterling 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 Mr. Ohman. The vote was: Mr. White, aye; Mr. Ohman, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; Ms. Fowers, aye; and Ms. Sterling, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

  

APPLICATIONS

 

APPLICANT ID 901109706 A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to require the applicant complete an exam preparatory course prior to retaking the examination. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901111588 A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to approve the applicant for examination once proof of graduation and documentation from the applicant’s physician is received. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

APPLICANT ID 901111955 A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to approve the applicant for examination once proof of graduation is received. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to approve the following applicants for examination. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

Lillian Cecilia Aartee Allen

Mahendran Kaliyamoorthy

 

PHYA-2652 A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to deny the licensure application for Chantal Ralston based upon not meeting the educational requirement as per Idaho Code 54-2212. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

PHYA-2658 A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to deny the licensure application for Timothy Wolff based upon not meeting the educational requirement as per Idaho Code 54-2212. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

IDACARE REQUIREMENT/UPDATED RENEWAL FORM

 

The Board reviewed the updated renewal forms that included information for accessing the IDACARE data base.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the license renewal forms as presented. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

CE COURSES

    

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to request additional documentation be provided for the seminar entitled Leadership Development Program 2010 sponsored by Kootenai Medical Center. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the following continuing education applications submitted for review. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried.

 

Course Provider: DavisPT network, an F.A. Davis Company

Course Title: Professionalism and Ethics: Judgement, Moral Reasoning, Autonomy, and Information Control

Course Title: Direct Access Medical Screening

Course Title: Spinal-cord Injury: Assessment of Function

 

Course Provider: Analytical Movement Seminars

Course Title: Integration of Movement Science and Manual Therapy for the Lower Quarter

 

Course Provider: Educata

Course Title: Assessment of Exercise Tolerance for Development of safe Exercise Prescription

Course Title: Cervical Spine Mechanical Disorders: Diagnosis & PT Management

 

Course Provider: The Barral Institute

Course Title: Manual Articular- Lower Extremity

Course Title: New Manual Articular Approach- Spine & Pelvis

 

Course Provider: Care2Learn

Course Title: Ethics and Boundaries in Healthcare (1313)

Course Title: Functional Independence Measure (FIM-TM) in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (1338)

Course Title: Brain Injury: Practice Guidelines (1335)

Course Title: Wiihabilitation

Course Title: OASIS-C: Process Measures

 

Course Provider: Center for Expressive Arts Therapy/ Soulore

Course Title: Employer/Employee Training & preventing Compassion Fatigue

 

Course Provider: HydroWorx International Inc.

Course Title: 2010 Aquatic Therapy Summit

 

Course Provider: Amedisys, Inc

Course Title: Addressing Shoulder Dysfunction

Course Title: Anticoagulation Therapy in Home Care and Hospice

Course Title: Balance and Fall Prevention

Course Title: Balanced for Life- LIVE

Course Title: Geriatric Incontinence

Course Title: HIV AIDS for the Skilled Clinician

Course Title: Prevention of Medical Errors

Course Title: Understanding Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders for the Home Health Clinician

 

SECRETARY ATTENDANCE TO THE FSBPT WORKSHOP IN JUNE

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to allow Ms. Gilstrap to bill time to the Board while attending the FSBPT workshop in Alexandria, Virginia in June. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

ATTENDANCE TO ANNUAL FSBPT MEETING

 

A motion was made by Ms. Sterling to approve the expenses incurred for an alternate to attend the annual FSBPT meeting, October 14-16, 2010. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the costs incurred for two additional Board members to attend the meeting. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried. 

 

NEXT MEETING was previously scheduled for Friday, July 16, 2010. Another meeting was also scheduled for Friday, November 19, 2010.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to adjourn the meeting at 12:00PM. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

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Brian White, Chair                                            Barbara J. Sterling

 

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Larry Ohman                                                    Stephanie A. Liddle

 

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Monica D. Fowers                                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief