Iowa Admin. Code r. 653-18.1 - Definitions

As used in this chapter:

"License" means a license issued by the board, including a permanent medical license, resident physician license, special physician license, temporary physician license or licensed acupuncturist license.

"Military service" means honorably serving on federal active duty, state active duty, or national guard duty, as defined in Iowa Code section 29A.1; in the military services of other states, as provided in 10 U.S.C. Section 101(c); or in the organized reserves of the United States, as provided in 10 U.S.C. Section 10101.

"Military service applicant" means an individual who is requesting credit toward licensure that is subject to the jurisdiction of the board for military education, training, or service obtained or completed in military service including, but not limited to, a medical physician or surgeon, osteopathic physician or surgeon, or licensed acupuncturist.

"Spouse" means the spouse of an active duty member of the military forces of the United States.

"Temporary license" means a temporary license issued pursuant to rule 653-10.5 (147,148).

"Veteran" means an individual who meets the definition of "veteran" in Iowa Code section 35.1(2).


Iowa Admin. Code r. 653-18.1
Adopted by IAB December 24, 2014/Volume XXXVII, Number 13, effective 1/28/2015 Amended by IAB March 11, 2020/Volume XLII, Number 19, effective 4/15/2020 Amended by IAB September 20, 2023/Volume XLVI, Number 6, effective 10/25/2023

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