PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 10/28/2011 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:    Stephanie A. Liddle - Chair

                                                             Monica D. Fowers

                                                             Brian White (via telephone)

                                                             Larry Ohman                                                                                                

 

BUREAU STAFF:                             Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                            Eric Nelson, Board Prosecutor

                                                            Jake Naylor, Board Prosecutor

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                       Heidi Herbst-Paakkonen, FSBPT

                                                            David Relling, FSBPT and Board Liason

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM MDT by Stephanie A. Liddle.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to reorder the agenda, moving the presentation by Ms. Herbst-Paakkonen to the top of the agenda, following the Bureau staff reports. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the minutes of July 15, 2011. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried. 

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative update to the members of the Board.  She stated the proposed rule changes were published in October’s Administrative Bulletin as well as on the Board’s website. No public comments were received.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report to the members of the Board. The current cash balance as of 9/30/2011 was $187,994.04. 

 

DISCIPLINE

 

MEMORANDUM

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum regarding PHT-2012-1 to the members of the Board. Following discussion, the Board provided Mr. Nelson with its recommendations.   

 

CONSENT ORDERS

 

Mr. Nelson presented several consent orders.

 

PHT-2007-11 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. Fowers, motion carried.

 

PHT-2007-11 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. Fowers motion carried.

 

PHT-2010-5 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the order as written and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

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

 

I-PHT-2010-8 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the Bureau's recommendation and authorize closure. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

PHT-2010-6 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to send this to collections. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Ms. Peel discussed with the Board a request from the collection agency that handles past due disciplinary accounts. The collection agency asked if the Board would give the Bureau the authority to negotiate a settlement on any past due balances.  A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to grant the Bureau the authority to allow the collection agency to negotiate settlement of a collections case to a minimum amount, and any potential settlement less than that amount of the original debt would be brought to the Board for review.  Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

PRESENTATION FROM MS. HERBST-PAAKKONEN, FSBPT

 

Ms. Herbst-Paakkonen approached the members of the Board.  She gave a presentation on continuing competence vs. continuing education. This included a new tracking system provided by the Federation for both state boards and licensees.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

NPTE EXAM

 

The Board discussed recent changes to the NPTE exam. Discussion was also held regarding a future proposed rule change which would allow graduates to take the exam prior to graduation. The Board requested that this be added to the next meeting’s agenda for further discussion.  

 

A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve activating the examination link on the website and implementing the draft language as presented. Seconded by Mr. Ohman motion carried. 

 

DISCUSSION RE: DEBRIDEMENT IN IDAHO CODE 54-2203

 

The Board reviewed its statute under the definitions section with regard to debridement. No action was taken.

 

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; Ms. Fowers, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; and Mr. Ohman, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

PT-2937 A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the endorsement application for Clifford Steagall. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

 

PT-2816 A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the endorsement application for Scott Randklev. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.

APPLICANT ID 901080161 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to hold the application pending further clarification by asking the applicant to appear before the Board. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

Mr. White was excused from the meeting.

 

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: Ms. Fowers, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; and Mr. Ohman, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

 

The Board reviewed the continuing education documentation submitted for the audit/renewals. A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to send the denied records to the investigative unit. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.

 

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THE ABCS OF HOME MODIFICATION FOR PATIENTS WITH PHYSICAL AND NEUROLOGICAL DISABILITIES

 

NEXT MEETING was tentatively scheduled for May 18, 2012. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to adjourn the meeting at 12:30 PM.  Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.

 

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Stephanie A. Liddle, Chair                             Monica D. Fowers

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Brian White                                                    Larry Ohman

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Tana Cory, Bureau Chief