By the Division of Professional Licensure


Date: April 26, 2012 
Location: Room 1D 
Time: 9:00 AM

9:00 AM Board Business

  • Meeting Called to order
  • Facility Briefing (fire drill instructions)
  • Approve Minutes for March 2012
  • Report from Legal Counsel, Peter Kelley
  • Report from Associate Executive Director, Michael Hawley

9:20 PM Settlement Discussion [Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C]:

  • AH-10-049

9:30 AM New Cases [Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C]:

  • AH-12-029 (MS)
  • AH-12-034 (HT)
  • SA-AH-12-016 (SW)

10:00 AM Dry Needling Discussion

11:30 PM Professional Credentialing Service:

  • Email from Elizabeth Goodowens to Deta Deans, regarding Christopher Norval PTA by reciprocity (date:04/17/12)

11:40 AM Compliance Monitoring:

  • AH-08-062, 028 (JH) Letter re: CEUs & Monitor Approval

11:50 PM Discussion:

  • Hearing attendance for three hearings:
    • 5/30/12 (rescheduled from 5/24/12) AH-09-019,020,021,024 Respondent Profession = PT
    • 5/17/12 AH-10-074 Respondent Profession = PT
    • 5/29/12 AH-10-007 Respondent Profession = OT

12:00 PM Correspondence:

  • Letter from Jenna Devito to Deta Deans, regarding permission to continue supervised practice (dated: 04/01/12)
  • Letter from Kathleen Barnes to Deta Deans, regarding PTs and ATs performing TBI (dated: 03/28/12)
  • Email from Timothy Busick, regarding blood sample using a lancet on a patient’s fingertip (dated: 03/28/12)
  • Email from Jennifer Gay to Deta Deans, regarding long and short term goal written on a plan core for PTs and OTs
  • Letter from Diane Sartanowicz to Peter Kelley, re Questions for the Board.

12:30 PM Lunch:

1:30 PM Reinstatement of Lapsed License Conference:

  • Timothy A. Brewster AH-10218-PT

1:50 PM Reinstatement of Lapsed License Conference:

  • Aimee E. Shanks AH-1453-OA

New Business:

Open Session for Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting.