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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

Board Meeting Minutes

 


   

  August 14, 2015

     Tieszen Law Office Conference Room

     Pierre, South Dakota
     9:00 AM

 

1. Attendance

 

Meeting called to order at 9:04 a.m. Board members present were Dr. Dockter, Dr. Hartford, and Nancy Van Camp.  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. Hartford moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Nancy Van Camp. All in favor. Motion passed.  

 

3. Approve minutes from April 17,  2015

 

Nancy Van Camp moved to approve the minutes from the regular meeting on April 17, 2015, seconded by Dr. Hartford. All in favor. Motion passed.

 

4.  Approve treasurer’s report

 

Dr. Hartford moved to approve the treasurer’s report, seconded by Nancy Van Camp. 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.

Fairness to CL Consumers Act and Eyeglass Rule- The board reviewed potential administrative rules changes that would mirror federal language. No further action to be taken at this time, with matter to be monitored.

d.
Board Member Terms- No action taken.
e.

State Board Query- Deni Amundson presented information regarding laws that specifically address specialty offices in other states. No action taken.

 

7. New Business

a.

Licensing- No action taken.

b.

DLR/DOH Licensure Data System- Discussion was had regarding the new Department of Labor and Regulation data collection system. A list of elements required by the DLR was presented and reviewed. Dr. Hartford moved to approve a discretionary plan of action for revising the board’s application, renewal process, and database system. Deni Amundson will have these revisions available for board approval at the next meeting, seconded by Nancy Van Camp. All in favor, motion passed.  

 

8. Time and Place of Next Meeting

 

TBD

 

9.  Adjournment

 

Nancy Van Camp moved for adjournment, seconded by Dr. Hartford. All in favor, motion passed. Meeting was adjourned at 11:23 a.m.