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July 11th, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

July 11, 2017

Attendees:  Amy Choitz, Carolyn Beard, Tiffanie Holman, Snizhana Hostyanska, Jennifer Newman, Tedd Walsh, LeAnn Dickson


Meeting called to order at 0700 by President Tedd Walsh

June 2017 meeting minutes approved

Committee Reports / New Business:

  • Treasurer’s Report–Jennifer Newman
    • 35-40 signed up for conference
    • Refund on bags coming to Jennifer
    • Current Accounts:
      • Checking:  $30,189.35
      • Savings:  $14,005.97
  • Education –Carolyn Beard
    • Summer workshop
      • Members assignments will be emailed
      • CEU certification done
      • Food lined up with Dawnie
      • Jennifer is working on registration sign-in forms
      • Handouts—PowerPoint and algorithms only
        • Jennifer is creating a quick reference for Cardiac and will email to Carolyn for Pulmonary quick reference.  Once complete, Amy will load to website with link information.
  • Annual Conference
    • Begin thinking of topics—PAD
  • Communications/Website – Snizhana Hostyanska / Amy Choitz
    • Clean up Constant Contact
      • Members vs. Non-Members
    • Facebook
      • Tricia will be admin for page.  Let her know if you have anything that needs posted to page.
  • Standards & Issues – Debbie Dorshorst
    • Tedd and Tricia attended Cure on the Hill in Washington DC,  June 26 & 27
      • 46 states were represented
      • Mid-level supervision—representatives were very positive about bill
        • Continue emails to congressmen
  • Janie Knipper verified that ITP must be signed before 1st treatmen
  • Nominations—Amy Choitz
    • Upcoming positions:  President Elect, Secretary, KS Member at Large
  • Certification – Carolyn Beard
    • Failed 400 certification applications due to “education” vs. “other core measures”
    • Registry is not ready for new changes in performance measures
  • Leadership Forum
    • Promote programs
      • Find innovative ways to use Cardiopulmonary Rehab programs
      • Promote success stories
      • Weblast letters from President to engage programs
    • Many affiliates sent more than one member.  This could be a possibility for us in the future.
    • Student Memberships
      • Do we have enough education and intern students to benefit from this?
      • Offer student pricing for conferences and possibly offer incentive for student member
      • Contact schools in area
        • EMAIL Snizhana with schools in your area that you get Exercise Science / RN students from
  • Charge Master for Pulmonary
    • How much does it cost to provide service?
    • Contact charge master for your facility and review changes and reporting

Old Business:

  • Strategic Plan—no updates

Next Board Meeting:  August 8, 2017 at 7am

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman