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PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

March 2011 www.dos.state.pa.us
BOARD MEETING DATES
March 2, 2011
April 13, 2011
May 11, 2011
June 29, 2011
Aug. 10, 2011
Nov. 2, 2011

OTHER NEWS
Disciplinary Actions
A listing of disciplinary or corrective measures taken by the 29 professional licensing boards and commissions, Charitable Organizations and Notaries Public.
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Newsletter Archive
View past issues of board newsletters on the Department of State website.
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Governor Corbett nominates
Carol Aichele as Secretary of the Commonwealth

Governor Tom Corbett has nominated Carol Aichele to serve as Secretary of the Commonwealth.  In this role, she leads the Pennsylvania Department of State, which protects the public's health, safety and welfare by licensing over 800,000 business, health and real estate professionals; maintains registration and financial information for thousands of charities soliciting contributions from Pennsylvanians; administers Pennsylvania's electoral process; maintains corporate filings; and oversees professional boxing, wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts in the Commonwealth.

Before joining the state, Acting Secretary Aichele served on the Chester County Board of Commissioners, where she was first elected in November 2003 and was re-elected in November 2007.  Under her leadership, the County was awarded three Triple-A bond ratings for its excellent financial management practices.

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Workers Compensation and Accident Investigations

by Richard J. Bruno, NHA

Providing a safe environment for employees requires diligent effort on the part of nursing home administrators to insure that safe practices are being promoted and followed by all staff.

When the unfortunate event of an employee injury occurs, the opportunity to identify the cause of the injury, together with the ability to establish prevention for similar injuries, is rooted in the investigation of the injury.

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Health Licensing Boards Convene for Third Roundtable Meeting

The health licensing board chairs, administrators and division chiefs gathered for their third roundtable discussion in Harrisburg on Jan. 6. 

The roundtable meetings, which had been a regular occurrence in the past, were revived in the summer of 2010.  The first two health board meetings, held in July and October, proved to be very successful in raising issues that affected multiple health-related boards.

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