Report of Regents Professional Practice Committee to The Board of Regents
The Professional Practice Committee held its scheduled meeting on February 13, 2023. All members were present except Regent Christine D. Cea, Regent James E. Cottrell, Regent Catherine Collins, and Regent Elizabeth S. Hakanson, who were excused. Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr., Regent Luis O. Reyes, Regent Susan W. Mittler, and Regent Shino Tanikawa also attended the meeting, but did not vote on any action.
Professional Discipline Cases [PCC EXS (A) 1-3]
The Committee recommends that the reports of the Regents Review Committees, including rulings, findings of fact, determinations as to guilt, and recommendations, by unanimous or majority vote, contained in those reports which have been distributed to you, be accepted in 2 cases. In addition, your Committee recommends, upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Professions, that 33 consent order applications and 15 surrender applications be granted.
These recommendations are made following the review of 50 cases involving fifteen registered professional nurses, eight licensed practical nurses, three certified public accountants, three licensed practical nurses who are also registered professional nurses, two dentists, one certified public accountancy limited liability company, one dental hygienist, one licensed clinical social worker, one licensed master social worker, one licensed master social worker who is also a licensed clinical social worker, one licensed practical nurse who is also a registered professional nurse who is also certified as a nurse practitioner in Adult Health, one massage therapist, one pharmacy, one registered professional nurse who is also certified as a nurse practitioner in Acute Care, one registered professional nurse who is also certified as a nurse practitioner in Family Health, and one speech-language pathologist.
Restoration [PPC EXS (A) 4]
The Committee recommends that the application of Antoinette Lloyd for the restoration of her license to practice as a Physician in New York State be granted.
MOTION FOR ACTION BY FULL BOARD
The Professional Practice Committee recommends, and we move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon each recommendation in the written report of the Committee's deliberations at its meeting on February 13, 2023, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.
MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION
Proposed Addition of Section 29.20 to the Rules of the Board of Regents and Repeal of Sections 52.44 and 52.45, Repeal and Addition of New Sections 79-17.1, 79-17.2, 79-18.1, 79-18.2, Amendment of Sections 79-17.3, 79-17.5, 79-18.3, and 79-18.5, and Addition of Sections 79-17.6 and 79-18.6 to the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, Relating to the Licensure of Applied Behavior Analysts and Certification of Applied Behavior Analyst Assistants [PPC (D) 1] - Department staff presented for discussion proposed amendments to conform the requirements for licensure and practice as a Licensed Behavior Analyst and certification as a Certified Behavior Analyst Assistant with provisions in Chapter 818 of the Laws of 2021 and Chapter 641 of the Laws of 2022. The amendments would conform New York requirements to national standards while ensuring appropriate preparation for the provision of applied behavior analysis services pursuant to a diagnosis and order from authorized professionals to treat individuals with behavioral health conditions.
Deputy Commissioner Sarah Benson reviewed the items on the Consent Agenda.