PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Monica D. Fowers
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant
Jake Naylor, Prosecuting Attorney
Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II
OTHERS PRESENT: Al Crothers, IPTA President
A motion was made by Mr. White to amend the agenda to add disciplinary matters as these were just received today. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the minutes of October 28, 2011. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.
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.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report to the members of the Board. The cash balance as of 12/31/2011 was $187,315.73.
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the members of the Board.
I-PHT-2012-4 A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the Bureau's recommendation and authorize closure with a warning letter. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
I-PHT-2012-5 A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the Bureau's recommendation and authorize closure. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
I-PHT-2012-8 A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the Bureau's recommendation and authorize closure. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
I-PHT-2012-9 A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve the Bureau's recommendation and authorize closure. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
Ms. Peel stated an individual submitted a complaint but now requested that the complaint be withdrawn. Following a brief discussion and after review by the cognizant member, the Board asked that Bureau staff go ahead with investigating the complaint.
The Board reviewed three letters written by licensees that had been previously been requested by the Board as part of their discipline. The letters summarized the laws and rules and the effects of the licensee’s action. Following discussion, the Board was satisfied with what was submitted.
Mr. Naylor presented several consent orders.
PHT-2012-1 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the Stiplulation and Consent Order as written and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Ohman, motion carried.
PHT-2012-2 A motion was made by Mr. White to approve the Stiplulation and Consent Order as written and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Ohman motion carried.
DISCUSSION RE 2012 NPTE POLICIES/EXAM ELIGIBILITY FOR NEW GRADS
The Board discussed the 2012 National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) exam policies which states, in part, that new graduates are allowed to sit for the exam no more than ninety (90) days prior to their official graduation date. The Board agreed with implementing this as its policy and asked this to be placed on the next agenda for further discussion.
DISCUSSION RE CE CREDITS FOR THE PRT
The Board discussed the number of credit hours allowed for licensees who complete the practice review tool provided by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. The Board agreed a total of three credit hours would be given. The Board also discussed having this implemented into its rules.
CORRESPONDENCE RE FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY EVALUATIONS
An inquiry was sent to the Board asking whether or not a PTA could perform functional capacity evaluations. The Board stated no, only a physical therapist may perform these evaluations; however, a PTA may assist in performing the tests delegated to them by a PT.
CORRESPONDENCE RE CE CREDIT FOR STUDENT SUPERVISION
The Board discussed an inquiry pertaining to the number of CE credit hours allowed for supervising a student. The Board stated a licensee can earn up to four hours per renewal cycle and the supervision must be for a minimum of a four week internship. Ms. Gilstrap is to respond.
FSBPT ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES
A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the annual FSBPT membership dues of $1,802.00. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
ATTENDANCE TO FSBPT ANNUAL BOARD MEMBER TRAINING
Ms. Schroeder, will attend the training to be held in June 2012 if she is able.
BOARD TO DO ITEMS
The Board discussed the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Code of Ethics. Mr. Crothers stated the Association would be in favor of the Board adopting these. The Board would like this added to the next meeting’s agenda. Ms. Gilstrap is to obtain information from other states with regard to the adoption of the APTA Code of Ethics.
Ms. Gilstrap is to contact Jill Cooper, IPTA Association, to determine its deadline for submitting an article authored by the Board Chair to be placed in the next newsletter.
The Board also discussed implementing background checks. The Board asked that proposed language be drafted for its review at its next scheduled meeting.
The Board discussed continuing education verses continuing competence. Following discussion no further action was to be taken at this time.
A motion was made by Mr. White 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. It was seconded by Ms. Fowers. The vote was: Mr. White, aye; Mr. Ohman, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; Ms. Fowers, aye; and Ms. Schroeder, 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; Mr. Ohman, aye; Ms. Liddle, aye; Ms. Fowers, aye; and Ms. Schroeder, aye. Motion carried.
PHYAA-2925 In accordance with Idaho Code 54-2210, a motion was made by Mr. Ohman to deny the application for Randelle Fuller. Ms. Fuller certified her application was complete; however she omitted information regarding her previous license and practice as a physical therapist assistant. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
PT- 2810 A motion was made by Ms. Fowers to approve the application for licensure for Cheryl Davee based upon fulfilling the Board’s requirements. Seconded by Mr. White, motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to approve Eric McEvoy to sit for the examination. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.
The Board reviewed CE audit documents.
Following review, the Board approved the following CE courses:
BENEWAH MEDICAL WELLNESS CENTER
REHABILITATION OF THE SHOULDER JOINT
PPS IN SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB FACILITIES
MANAGING POWER AND INFLUENCE
MANAGING A MULTIGENERATIONAL WORKPLACE
HIRING THE RIGHT TALENT: FRONTLINE CAREGIVERS
AVOIDING THE USE OF RESTRAINTS
MUSCULOSKELTAL COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES
ELKS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL/HEARING & BALANCE CENTER
VESTIBULAR 101: VESTIBULAR DISORDERS & IMPACTION DISORDERS
GREAT SEMINARS AND BOOKS, INC
PUT SOME MUSCLE INTO THER EX
REHABILITATION FOR THE FRAIL ELDERLY
WHY DO PATIENTS FALL AND WHAT DO I DO?
NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION TREATMENT PLANNING AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES
NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION MOTOR CONTROL LEARNING AND RECOVERY
GERIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY MODULE 1-5
PRENATAL AND POSTPARTUM FITNESS GUIDELINES
ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN: EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT
MYOFASCIAL RELEASE CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: UPPER EXTREMITY
MEDICAL THERAPEUTIC YOGA
MYOFASCIAL RELEASE CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: LOWER EXTREMITY
KIDS IN MOTION PHYSICAL THERAPY
BASIC WALKAIDE TRAINING
PHOENIX INC DBA AS PHOENIX SEMINARS
BEYOND KEGELS: ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT OF PELVIC MUSCLE & BLADDER DYSFUNCTION
PILATES INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
PILATES ESSENTIAL COURSE
PILATES MAT 1
PRINCIPLE WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
PHARMACOLOGY FOR INFECTION, CANCER, & WOUND CARE
PHARMACOLOGY FOR PAIN CONTROL
PHARMACOLOGY FOR COMPLIMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
PHARMACOLOGY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR AUTONOMIC, ENDOCRINE, & GASTRIC SYSTEMS
PHARMOCOLGY FOR NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
TREATMENT SETTINGS, PAYMENT, & POLICY ISSUES OF THE GERIATRIC PATIENT
CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY PT-PEDIATRICS
CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY PT-PHARMACOLOGY
ERGONOMICS IN THERAPY
CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY PT- THE BASICS
CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY PT- EVALUATION & TREATMENT
BIOMECHANICS OF EXERCISE
BIOMECHANICS OF SPORTS
SPECIAL GERIATRICS POPULATIONS
AMBULATION & THE GERIATRIC PATIENT
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & THE GERIATRIC PATIENT
UNDERSTANDING & EVALUATING THE GERIATRIC PATIENT
NUTRITION & ERGOGENIC AIDS IN SPORTS
SPECIAL ATHLETIC POPULATIONS
PREVENTION & SPORTS
NEXT MEETING is May 18, 2012 at 9:00 AM. The Board also scheduled a meeting on August 17th, 2012 at 9:00 AM.
A motion was made by Mr. Ohman to adjourn the meeting at 11:45 AM. Seconded by Ms. Fowers, motion carried.
Stephanie A. Liddle, Chair Monica D. Fowers
Brian White Larry Ohman
Tana Cory, Bureau Chief Glady Schroeder