IDAHO BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 7/14/2011

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Shirlie Meyer - Chair

                                                             Dale Eaton

                                                             Vicky Goettsche

                                                             Linda L. Simon

                                                             Heidi Brough Nye

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Marcie McGinty,  Appeals & Hearing Coordinator

                                                            Maurie Ellsworth, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Eric Nelson, Prosecuting Attorney

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigation Unit Manager

Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

                                                            Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Kathi Brink, Administrator

                                                            Jamie Simpson, Dept. of Health and Welfare

                                                            Kris Ellis, IHCA Representative

                                                            Samantha Martin, Representative from Hospice Care

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by Shirlie Meyer.  Maurie Ellsworth was introduced to the Board.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Ms. Simon moved to approve the minutes of April 21, 2011 as corrected.  Ms. Brough Nye seconded, motion carried.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report showing a positive balance of $3591.44 as of the end of the fiscal year.  Ms. Goettsche moved to accept the financial report.  Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Mr. Eaton recused himself from cases RCA-2010-9 and RCA-2010-10.

 

 Mr. Nelson presented a Memorandum of Recommended Action on Disciplinary Complaints.

 

RCA-2010-9: the Board accepts the recommended action be taken.

 

RCA-2010-10:  Ms. Brough Nye moved to close the case with a letter of reprimand.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

RCA-2010-8:  Ms. Simon moved to close the case with a warning letter.  Ms.  

Brough Nye seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Simon and Ms. Brough Nye recused themselves from case RCA-2011-6.

 

RCA-2011-6:  Mr. Eaton moved to accept the stipulated agreement and have the Chair sign on behalf of the Board. Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Lori Peel presented the Investigative Report to the Board.

 

RCA-2010-5:  Ms. Simon moved to close the case with a warning letter.  Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

I-RCA-2011-17:  Ms. Simon moved to close the file.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

I-RCA-2011-22:  Ms. Goettsche moved to authorize closure of the file.  Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

RCA-2011-8:  Ms. Brough Nye moved to accept the Notice of Violation and Settlement Order Regarding: Continuing Education, and have the Chair sign on behalf of the Board.  Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

RCA-2011-13:  Ms. Brough Nye moved to accept the Notice of Violation and Settlement Order RE Continuing Education, and have the Chair sign on behalf of the Board.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

CE COURSES

 

Ms. Ellis, representing the Idaho Health Care Association/Idaho Center for Assisted Living, presented an “Internship Training Program” for approval.

 

Discussion was held on the program.

 

The Board appreciates the work done on the program by Ms. Ellis for this proposal.

 

The Board would like to see more information on what is expected of the trainee; who would do the supervision; and show the five domains of practice being covered by the program.

 

DISCUSSION OF LAW AND RULE CHANGES

 

Ms. Simpson reported the temporary rules have been submitted.

 

A re-organization of the rules over the next year should be held until the new apprenticeship rules are added.

 

APPLICATION FOR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

 

The draft application for the apprenticeship program was reviewed by the Board.  A few changes were made for clarity.

 

Ms. Simon moved to approve the application for the apprenticeship program with modifications as deemed necessary by legal counsel.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVAL REQUESTS

 

The Board reviewed the continuing education request from Hospice Care sponsored by Auburn Crest for three hours.

 

The Board requests the evaluation forms from the RCA attendees, and the credentials of the presenters be presented to them before a decision is made.

 

Kathi Brink representing the Boot Camp continuing education course presented from July 2010 to July 2011 be continued until July 2012 with the evaluation forms presented to the Board again in July 2012.  Mr. Eaton moved to approve the Boot Camp course for continuation until 2012, and to add the job title to the evaluation page. Ms. Brough Nye seconded, motion carried.

 

Kathi Brink presented the Boot Camp II continuing education course to the Board as a continuation of the Boot Camp course with topics that have been requested by attendees.  The Boot Camp II course will be updated as necessary, and will allow alternate presentations of information.  Ms. Simon moved to accept the Boot Camp II course with the evaluations submitted in July 2012.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

APPLICATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR REINSTATEMENT REVIEW

    

Ms. Simon moved to hold application #901051796 pending more information.  Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Simon moved to approve all but two of the individual continuing education reports for reinstatement of licenses.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

NAB MEETING IN CHICAGO

 

Ms. Goettsche reported on the NAB meeting in Chicago.

 

NEXT MEETING  October 12, 2011

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Ms. Simon moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:18 p.m.  Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

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Shirlie Meyer, Chair                                        Dale Eaton

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Vicky Goettsche                                             Linda L. Simon

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Heidi Brough Nye                                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief