Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-10-01-.01 - GENERAL DEFINITIONS

(1) Commissioner - shall mean the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health.
(2) Department - shall mean the Tennessee Department of Health.
(3) Division Of Health Related Boards - shall mean the Administrative Office established by the Commissioner for the control of all administrative, fiscal, inspectional, clerical and secretarial functions of the following Boards, Councils and Committees:
(a) Board of Chiropractic Examiners
(b) Board of Communications Disorders and Sciences
(c) Board of Dentistry
(d) Board of Dietitian/Nutritionist Examiners
(e) Board of Dispensing Opticians
(f) Board of Electrolysis Examiners
(g) Board of Medical Examiners
(h) Board of Nursing
(i) Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators
(j) Board of Occupational and Physical Therapy Examiners
(k) Board of Optometry
(l) Board of Osteopathic Examination
(m) Committee on Physician Assistants
(n) Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
(o) Board for Professional Counselors, Marital and Family Therapists, and Clinical Pastoral Therapists
(p) Board of Examiners in Psychology
(q) Board of Respiratory Care
(r) Board of Social Worker Certification and Licensure
(s) Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
(t) Medical Laboratory Board
(u) Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
(v) Tennessee Massage Licensure Board
(w) Committee for Clinical Perfusionists
(x) Council of Certified Professional Midwifery
(y) Council for Licensing Hearing Instrument Specialists
(z) Tennessee Advisory Committee for Acupuncture.
(4) Director - shall mean the person duly appointed by the Commissioner to serve as the Administrative Officer of the Division of Health Related Boards.
(5) Boards - shall mean all Boards, Councils, and Committees assigned to or hereafter assigned to the Division of Health Related Boards by law.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-10-01-.01
Original rule certified June 7, 1974. (Formerly chapter 1200-6-1; filed December 3, 1990; effective January 15, 1991). Amendment filed August 25, 1995; effective November 8, 1995. Amendment filed November 22, 1999; effective March 29, 2000. Amendment filed August 31, 2000; effective December 29, 2000.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-1-101, 63-1-132, 63-17-201, and Public Chapters 576 and 685 of the Public Acts of 2000.

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