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Federation Forum - Spring 2018
Volume 33, Number 1
Articles in this Issue
Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA
Administrative Staff Corner
Charles Brown, Executive Director, Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy; Director on the FSBPT Board of Directors.
Legal Notes: More than "Just the Facts" - Best Practives for Disciplinary Investigations
This article is based on a presentation by Stephen Curley, Investigator, and Louis D. Kelly, General Counsel, Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy, at the 2018 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
Is Your Board At Risk? Justifying Your Board’s Existence
This article is based on a presentation by Ron Barbato, PT, Chairman, Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy; Charles D. Brown, Executive Director, Arizona Board of Physical Therapy; Karen Gordon, PT, Physical Therapy Coordinator, Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners; and Mark Lane, PT, Vice President, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
Model Disciplinary Guidelines
This article is based on a presentation by Tina L. Baum, PT, DPT, WCS, ATC, CLT, Chair, Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners; Larry Ohman, PT, Chair, FSBPT Ethics and Legislation Committee; and David Reed, PT, Board Member, North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
Now Trending: aPTitude & oPTion, and How Continuing Competence Can Go Viral in Your Jurisdiction #publicprotection #toolsyoucanuse
This article is based on a presentation by Charles D. Brown, Executive Director, Arizona Board of Physical Therapy; Heidi Herbst Paakkonnen, MPA, Continuing Competence Programs Manager, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy; Adrienne D. Price, RN, BA, MSN, Executive Director, Georgia Board of Physical Therapy; Corie Tillman Wolf, J.D., Executive Director, Virginia Board of Physical Therapy; and Talia Weinberg, PT, Board Member, Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
Occupational Burnout in Physical Therapy: Clinical Implications and Strategies for Reduction
This article is based on a presentation by Justin Berry, PT, DPT, PhD, Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director, Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
The Art of the Public Member: Maximizing Your Consumer Member in Public Protection
This article is based on a presentation by Troy Costales, Public Member and James D. Heider, Executive Director, Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board; Whitney Lawrence, Public Member and Melinda Richardson, PT, MA, President, Arizona Board of Physical Therapy; Barbara J. Safriet, JD, LLM, Visiting Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
The Exam, Licensure, and Disciplinary Database... where are we now?
This article is based on a presentation by Seif A. Mahmoud, Managing Director of Information Systems, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
The Who? What? Where? And Why? That the Regulatory Board Member Needs to Know About Foreign-Educated Physical Therapists
This article is based on a presentation by Susan K. Lindeblad, PhD, PT, Managing Director, Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy, and Charlotte Martin, MPA, Executive Director, Louisiana Physical Therapy Board, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
Protecting the Public through Engaging the Licensee
This article is based on a presentation by Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, President, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, at the 2017 FSBPT Annual Meeting.
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