By the Division of Professional Licensure










Date: May 26, 2011
Location: Room 1D
Time: 9:00 AM Adjourn: _____ PM

9:00 AM Board Business

  • Meeting Called to order
  • Facility Briefing (fire drill instructions)
  • Approve Minutes for April 2011
  • Report from Legal Counsel, Peter Kelley

9:15 AM Application Review:

  • Email from Elizabeth to Deta Deans, regarding Nancy Bleam's athletic trainer application, dated: 4/13/11
  • Email from Elizabeth to Deta Deans, regarding Rachel Jorritsma's PT application, dated: 4/21/11
  • Email from Elizabeth to Deta Deans, regarding Kathleen Gardner's OT application, dated: 4/21/11
  • Email from Elizabeth to Deta Deans, regarding Bridget DeGracia, OTA, dated: 5/4/11

9:40 AM Correspondence:

  • Email from Rich Wooten/Megan Johnson to Deta Deans, regarding Nutrition Counseling / Scope of Practice, dated: 3/23/11
  • Email from James Zachazewski to Peter Kelley, regarding recent submissions made by various third-party payers who cite record reviews, dated: 5/16/11
  • Email from Alan VanTassel to Anne Driscoll, regarding initial fines for never-licensed PT facilities dated: 5/2/11
  • Email from Jean Sayre to Deta Deans, regarding CEU approval, dated: 5/5/11
  • Email from Felicia to Deta Deans, regarding question for PT and PTA, dated: 5/17/11
  • Email from Elizabeth Goodowens to Deta Deans, regarding Brunilda Ruiz's grade record, dated: 5/19/11
  • Email from Elizabeth Canoni, PT to Deta Deans, regarding question for PT policy, dated: 5/18/11

10:10 AM Discussion:

  • Clarification on reinstatement policy. (Deta Deans and Neldy Jean-Francois)

10:30 AM Renewal Application Review:

  • James Gabbidon

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM Discussion Foreign Credential Criteria:

  • Policy Regarding the Criteria the Board will employ for Foreign Credential Review

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Discussion:

  • Trupti Tanna request to waive some of the general ed credit requirements for PT license (Email from Trupti Tanna to Deta Deans, regarding licensure by endorsement, dated: 1/20/11)

11:30 AM Settlement Offer [Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C]:

  • AH-09-064 (JK) (Julie Brady's case)
  • AH-10-068 (ER)
  • AH-09-071 + -082 (1 licensee, 2 dockets b/c 2 patients)

11:45 AM Compliance Monitoring

  • AH-07-011 (JD) (Continuing education and fine, dated 5/10/11)
  • AH-09-057 (JK) (Quarterly Report, dated:5/13/11)

11:50 AM Discussion:

  • AT regulations (Jamie Musler)
  • Follow up discussion regarding dry needling and PT scope of practice (Peter Kelley)

1:00 PM New Cases: [ Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C ]:

  • AH-11-053 (IL)
  • AH-11-054 (IL)
  • AH-11-055 (IL)
  • AH-11-049 (PR)
  • SA-AH-10-026 (EF)

2:00 PM Wall Certificate: