PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 11/19/2010

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Stephanie A. Liddle

                                                             Monica D. Fowers

                                                             Brian White

                                                             Barbara J. Sterling

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Larry Ohman - Chair

                                                           

 BUREAU STAFF:                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Karin Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Barry Collins, applicant

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM MST.

 

APPOINT TEMPORARY CHAIR AS PER I.C. 54-2205(4)

 

A motion was made by Ms. Sterling to nominate Mr. White as temporary Chair in Mr. Ohman’s absence. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the minutes of 9/15/2010 as written. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the minutes of 9/29/2010 as written. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the members of the Board. She stated the Board has temporary and proposed rule changes. No comments were received.  

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report to the members of the Board. The current cash balance as of 10/31/2010 was $174,703.42.

 

PHT-2007-3

 

Ms. Magnelli presented the Stipulation and Consent Order, PHT-2007-3, to the members of the Board. A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to accept the order as written and authorize the acting chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the members of the Board. The following was up for Board determination:

 

I-PHT-2011-1 Another state notified IBOL that disciplinary action had been taken against R.  IBOL records show that R’s license expired in 2008 and has not been renewed.  On 7/20/10 the other state entered a Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Decree of Censure against R for “failure to timely respond to a notice of audit of continuing competence activities” and noted that “this Decree of Censure may be considered by the Board in determining appropriate sanctions in the event a subsequent violation occurs.”  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure with a warning letter to R advising him that the Idaho Board may taken action against his renewal rights if he has further disciplinary action taken by the other state.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to accept the Bureau’s recommendation and authorize closure with a warning letter advising the respondent that the Board may take action against his renewal rights if he has further disciplinary action taken by the other state. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

REPORTING TO DATA BANKS

 

Ms. Peel gave an overview of the HIPBD data bank and asked the Board if it wanted to have any information in regard to continuing education non-compliance reported to the national data bank. Following discussion, a motion was made by Ms. Fowers to not report this to the data bank as the Board feels this is an administrative issue and not related to the delivery of health care.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

The Board met with Mr. Collins.

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

PHYAA-2763 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the endorsement application for Barry Collins and to issue his physical therapy assistant license upon receiving a copy of the letter he had provided to the state of Washington for obtaining licensure there. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried.

 

PHYA-2242 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to require the applicant reapply and demonstrate to the Board’s satisfaction evidence of successful completion of eight (8) weeks of additional clinical training, as per Idaho Code 54-2209. The Board also reserves the right to review and approve the instructor providing the training. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve Antonio Garcia to sit for the exam. Seconded by Ms. Liddle, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

LINK FOR FAQS PAGE

 

Following review, a motion was made by Ms. Liddle to approve and post the frequently asked questions page to the Board’s website. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

REVIEW REVISED LICENSURE APPLICATION

 

Following review, a motion was made by Ms. Liddle to approve the revised licensure application with the noted changes. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

 

FSBPT EXAM CONTRACT

 

The Board reviewed the exam contract with the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). Mr. Klein stated the noted changes included the cost of the exam to applicants as well as the updated the contact information for the Bureau. A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the exam contract and authorize the Bureau Chief to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.  

 

FSBPT ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Liddle to approve the annual membership dues of $1,700.00. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

CE COURSES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the following applications for continuing education approval. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

AQUATIC THERAPY

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

KEEPING YOUR COG OVER YOUR BOS

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE-PATHOPHYSIOLOGY & MANAGEMENT

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

COMMUNICATION IN THE PALLATIVE CARE SETTING

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT - RESPIRATORY

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT GI

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT - GENERAL

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

PAIN ASSESSMENT AND BARRIERS TO PAIN MANAGEMENT

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

PHARMACOLOGIC PAIN THERAPIES

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

ACHIEVING OPTIMUM THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE OUTCOMES

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

PALLATIVE CARE

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

JOINT REPLACEMENT REHABILITATION FOR THE SHOULD HIP AND KNEE ARTHOPLASTY

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

USING FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION TO KEEP COG OVER BOS

INDEPENDANCE THROUGH PHYSICAL THERAPY

PHT

MANAGING EDEMA AND RELEASING JOINT RESTRICTIONS TO REDUCE PAIN, IMPROVE AROM, AND RESTORE FUNCTION

SHOSHONE MEDICAL CENTER

PHT

THE SHOULDER AND SCAPULA COMPLEX: PROPER POSITIONING AND MOVEMENT

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

PEDIATRIC HAND THERAPY AND SPLINTING

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

MANUAL EDEMA MOBILIZATION

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

UPPER EXTREMITY AND FUNCTIONAL SPLINTING

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

INTRO TO NEURO IFRAH APPROACH IN THE TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ADULTS WITH HEMIPLEGIA FROM STROKE OR BRAIN INJURY

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

BIOMECHANICS OF THE HAND: AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH TO HAND REHAB

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

DYING WITH DIGNITY

CARE2LEARN

PHT

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS:  PRACTICE GUIDELINES

CARE2LEARN

PHT

MDS 3.0 AND RUGS IV: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CARE2LEARN

PHT

MDS 3.0: SECTIONS A THROUGH Z

CARE2LEARN

PHT

REHABILITATION IN CRITICAL CARE: SUMMARY OF NICE GUIDELINE 83

CARE2LEARN

PHT

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

CARE2LEARN

PHT

PREVENTING PATIENT FALLS:  A TEAM APPROACH

CARE2LEARN

PHT

MRSA:  A TIME FOR ACTION

CARE2LEARN

PHT

LYMPHEDEMA MANAGEMENT PART 2:  TREATMENT

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

PRESSURE ULCERS

CARE2LEARN

PHT

INFECTION CONTROL IN THE HEALTH CARE SETTING

CARE2LEARN

PHT

PARKINSONS DISEASE:  PRACTICE GUIDELINES

CARE2LEARN

PHT

ACUTE COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES

CARE2LEARN

PHT

EXERCISE, ACTIVITY AND DIABETES

CARE2LEARN

PHT

DEVELOPING AN INTERDISCIPLINARY, INDIVIDUALIZED PLAN OF CARE

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

PHARMACOLOGY FOR REHABILITATION PROFESSIONALS MODULE 1-4

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

ULTRASOUND

REHAB EDUCATION LLC

PHT

THERMAL AGENTS :  COLD AND HEAT

AMEDISYS INC

PHT

BREAST CANCER

HOMECEUCONNECTION.COM

PHT

STROKE REHABILITATION: A FUNCTION BASED APPROACH MODULE 1-6

CARE2LEARN

PHT

LYMPHEDEMA MANAGEMENT PART 1:  OVERVIEW & ASSESSMENT

 

 

NEXT MEETING was previously scheduled for January 21, 2011. The Board also tentatively scheduled the following meeting for April 15, 2011.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 AM. Seconded by Ms. Sterling, motion carried.

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Larry Ohman, Chair                                          Stephanie A. Liddle

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Monica D. Fowers                                           Brian White

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Barbara J. Sterling                                            Tana Cory, Bureau Chief