20 CSR 2230-2.022 - Podiatric Titles

PURPOSE: This rule clarifies that no person other than a licensed podiatrist may use the podiatric medical titles defined in this rule.

(1) Only persons who hold a license to practice podiatric medicine in this state may use the words podiatric medicine, podiatry, podiatric, podiatrist, foot specialist, chiropody or chiropodist, or variations of these words in connection with his/her practice. Any person who holds a license to practice podiatric medicine in this state may also use the abbreviation DPM in connection with his/her practice. No other person shall assume any title or use any abbreviation or other words including, but not limited to, the words and abbreviation listed in this rule, letters, signs or devices to indicate the person using the same is a licensed podiatrist.


20 CSR 2230-2.022
AUTHORITY: sections 330.140 and 330.200, RSMo 2000.* This rule originally filed as 4 CSR 230-2.022. Original rule filed Aug. 11, 1992, effective Feb. 26, 1993. Amended: Filed Sept. 1, 2004, effective March 30, 2005. Moved to 20 CSR 2230-2.022, effective Aug. 28, 2006.

*Original authority: 330.140, RSMo 1945, amended 1981, 1993, 1995, 1998 and 330.200, RSMo 1939, amended 1981.

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