Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-14-.01 - DEFINITIONS

Current through March 20, 2022

As used in this Chapter of rules the following terms and acronyms will have the meaning ascribed to them:

(1) "BRPT" means Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.
(2) "Board" means the Board of Medical Examiners.
(3) "C.A.A.H.E.P." means the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
(4) "Committee" means the Polysomnography Professional Standards Committee.
(5) "Committee Designee" means any individual authorized by the Committee to conduct a review of the qualifications of an applicant for a license or temporary permit to practice polysomnography, to make an initial determination as to whether the applicant has met all the requirements to practice polysomnography, and to issue temporary authorizations to practice in accordance with T.C.A. § 63-1-142.
(6) "Committee Office" means the office of the Unit Director assigned to the Committee located at 227 French Landing, Suite 300, Heritage Place, MetroCenter, Nashville, TN 37243.
(7) "Department" means Tennessee Department of Health.
(8) "Direct supervision" means the same as in T.C.A. § 63-31-101(3).
(9) "Division" means the Division of Health Related Boards, in the Department of Health, responsible for all administrative, fiscal, inspectional, clerical and secretarial functions of the health related boards enumerated in T.C.A. § 68-1-101.
(10) "General supervision" means the same as in T.C.A. § 63-31-101(4).
(11) "License" means document issued by the Committee to an applicant who has completed the process for licensure, or temporary permit, or licensure by endorsement. The license takes the form of an artistically designed license as well as other versions bearing an expiration date.
(12) "Licensee" means a person granted a license as a polysomnographic technologist by the Committee, in the Board's name.
(13) "Scope of Practice" means the practice by polysomnographic technologists as governed by T.C.A. § 63-31-101(9)(A).


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-14-.01
Original rule filed March 2, 2010; effective May 31, 2010.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 63-31-101 and 63-31-104.

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