The term “licensee” as used in this chapter means the holder of a physician’s and surgeon’s certificate or doctor of podiatric medicine‘s certificate, as the case may be, who is engaged in the professional practice authorized by the certificate under the jurisdiction of the appropriate board.
(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 678, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 2008.)
Terms Used In California Business and Professions Code 2041
- board: as used in this chapter means the Medical Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 2002
- certificate: as used in this chapter are deemed to be synonomous. See California Business and Professions Code 2040
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- podiatric medicine: means the diagnosis, medical, surgical, mechanical, manipulative, and electrical treatment of the human foot, including the ankle and tendons that insert into the foot and the nonsurgical treatment of the muscles and tendons of the leg governing the functions of the foot. See California Business and Professions Code 2472