(1) Commissioner -
shall mean the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health.
(2) Department - shall mean the Tennessee
Department of Health.
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
(a) Board of Chiropractic
(b) Board of
Communications Disorders and Sciences
(c) Board of Dentistry
(d) Board of Dietitian/Nutritionist
(e) Board of Dispensing
(f) Board of Electrolysis
(g) Board of Medical
(h) Board of
(i) Board of Examiners for
Nursing Home Administrators
Board of Occupational and Physical Therapy Examiners
(k) Board of Optometry
(l) Board of Osteopathic
(m) Committee on
(n) Board of
Podiatric Medical Examiners
Board for Professional Counselors, Marital and Family Therapists, and Clinical
(p) Board of
Examiners in Psychology
of Respiratory Care
(r) Board of
Social Worker Certification and Licensure
(s) Board of Veterinary Medical
(t) Medical Laboratory
(u) Board of Alcohol and Drug
Massage Licensure Board
Committee for Clinical Perfusionists
(x) Council of Certified Professional
(y) Council for Licensing
Hearing Instrument Specialists
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.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
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. §§
63-17-201, and Public Chapters 576
and 685 of the Public Acts of 2000.