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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

Board Meeting Minutes

 


   

  April 22, 2016

     Tieszen Law Office Conference Room

     Pierre, South Dakota
     9:00 AM

 

1. Attendance

 

Meeting called to order at 8:58 a.m. Board members present were Dr. Dockter, Dr. Hartford, Dr. Haiar, Nancy Van Camp and Dr. Hart.  Also present were Naomi Cromwell, Tieszen Law Office; Ann Meyer, Attorney General’s Office; and Deni Amundson, Board Executive Secretary.

 

2. Approval of Agenda

 

Dr. Hart moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Dr Hartford. All in favor. Motion passed.  

 

3. Approve minutes from August 14, 2015 and March 31, 2016

 

Dr. Hartford moved to approve the minutes from the regular meeting on August 14, 2015, and the teleconference on March 31, 2016, seconded by Nancy Van Camp. All in favor. Motion passed.

 

4.  Treasurer’s report

 

Discussion was had regarding Deni Amundson attending the annual out-of-state ARBO meeting. The board would like her to attend them every year as the budget allows. Dr. Hart moved to accept the treasurer’s report, seconded by Dr. Hartford. All in favor. Motion passed.

 

5.  Board review and approve CE courses

 

Board reviewed and approved continuing education courses by individual signature vote.

 

6. Old Business

a.

Board Certification- Will continue to closely monitor. Tabled until next meeting.

b.
Injections- Will continue to closely monitor. Tabled until next meeting.
c.

Department of Labor Licensure Data System Update- Deni Amundson reported on final DLR requirements. The database, application and license renewal forms have all been updated in an effort to comply with the Department of Labor’s requirements. No action taken.

 

7. New Business

a.

Licensing- No action taken.

b.

Legislative Updates- Naomi Cromwell reported on recent legislation that may have an impact on this board. Discussion was had regarding the need to increase the maximum allowance of 4 hours of practice management to 8 hours and also to include patient protection and compliance in the definition of practice management. Nancy Van Camp moved to allow legal counsel to initiate the process to revise administrative rules 20:50:08:02, 20:50:08:02:03, and 20:50:08:04, to address continuing education requirements regarding patient protection and compliance issues, seconded by Dr. Hart. All in favor. Motion passed.

c.
Application Forms and Process- Deni Amundson presented a revised draft of the application. Dr. Hart moved to approve with recommended edits, seconded by Dr. Hartford. All in favor. Motion passed.
d.

License Renewal Documents- Deni Amundson presented a revised draft of all license renewal documents. Nancy Van camp moved to approve with recommended edits, seconded by Dr. Hartford. All in favor. Motion passed.

e.
Board Member Terms- Dr. Hartford’s seat on the board will be open for reappointment on June 30, 2016. A list of names was given to board secretary for recommendation of his replacement. No formal action taken. 

 

8. Time and Place of Next Meeting

 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Tieszen Law Office Conference Room

Pierre, South Dakota

9:00 AM (CST)

 

9.  Adjournment

 

Dr. Hartford moved for adjournment, seconded by Dr. Haiar. All in favor, motion passed. Meeting was adjourned at 12:12 p.m.