Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Meeting Minutes



Chamberlain, South Dakota
September 28 , 2013  


Dr. Mark Bledsoe called the board meeting to order at 8:00 a.m. The following members were present: Dr. Jeff Kramer, Dr. Kathleen Deutsch, Beverly McCracken, Dr. Jerrid Goebel and Marcia Walter, Executive Director.


M/S McCracken/Goebel to approve secretary’s report from June 6, 2013 meeting

Passed, no opposition.


Marcia Walter presented the financial update.  The state account currently has a balance of $220,937.33 as of August 31, 2013.  The new fiscal year started July 1, 2013.  With no additions or corrections, the board received the update as presented. 


Marcia asked the board for approval to purchase a new computer as the current one is over 7 years old and running out of memory and also new software. Currently running windows xp which is obsolete. The laser printer has a bearing going out so would like replaced before renewals start. 

M/S Kramer/Deutsch    to approve purchase of computer, software and laser printer off state contract.

Passed, no opposition.


Dr. Kramer and Marcia Walter presented the investigative report. 

M/S Goebel/McCracken   to approve #03/12, #04/12, #05/12, #10/12, #02/13, #03/13, #04/13, #05/13, #06/13

Passed, no opposition.

Marcia reported there haven’t been any peer reviews so nothing to report.


Marcia contacted the individuals recommended by the board to serve on the ethics committee and all have agreed.


The board members took time to review the current board duties including but not limited to meeting attendance both locally and nationally, specific duties of the office they hold and being accountable and available via email and/or phone for all board members and executive director.


Discussion was held in respect to pulse wave analysis CPT code 93922. This topic was discussed at the FCLB meeting recently and there weren’t any states that currently accepted this procedure. 

M/S Kramer/Goebel  to notify individual requesting information that pulse wave analysis is considered experimental and patients should be notified as such

              Passed, no opposition.


M/S Goebel/McCracken  to approve request made by Dr. S. B. for approval of continuing education credit for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist courses taken

Passed, no opposition.

Marcia reviewed legislative process with the board.  The board will not be presenting any legislation for the 2014 session.  May need to update/clarify a few more rules after session has been concluded. The board members were asked to review current rules and let Marcia know if they see anything that needs to be updated.  Will address at future meetings.


Continuing education requirements for the 2014/2015 education were discussed along with reviewing the continuing education requirements from all other states.

M/S McCracken/Goebel to require 2 hours of ethics, keep current with CPR and 8 hours of acupuncture continuing education for those certified in acupuncture

Passed, no opposition. 


M/S Deutsch/Kramer    meeting dates and matriculation for 2014 to be held in Chamberlain on March 8, June 7, September 6 and conference call meeting December 6 with no new doctor matriculation

Passed, no opposition.


M/S Goebel/McCracken  to approve preceptor application of Melissa Peters with Dr. Mark Werning and Trevor Penning with Dr. Chad Weber

Passed, no opposition.

M/S Goebel/Kramer  to approve matriculants 91301, 91302, 91303, 91304, 91305, 91306, 91307, 91308, 91309, 91310, 91311, 91312, 91313, 91314, 91315, 91316 pending completion of their files

Passed, no opposition


Dr’s. Goebel, Kramer and Bledsoe presented a brief update on the FCLB district meeting. No action taken.


With no further business,

M/S Kramer/Goebel   to adjourn at 2:45 p.m.

Passed, no opposition.