Part I General Provisions 570.01 – 570.232
Part II Program Services 570.30 – 570.693
Part III Agricultural Development 570.70 – 570.89
Part IV Agricultural Water Policy 570.916 – 570.94
Part V Penalties 570.971

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 570

  • Accredited program: means a program for the prelicensure education of professional or practical nurses that is conducted in the United States at an educational institution, whether in this state, another state, or the District of Columbia, and that is accredited by a specialized nursing accrediting agency that is nationally recognized by the United States Secretary of Education to accredit nursing education programs. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Administration: means the obtaining and giving of a single dose of medicinal drugs by a legally authorized person to a patient for her or his consumption. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Advanced registered nurse practitioner: means any person licensed in this state to practice professional nursing and certified in advanced or specialized nursing practice, including certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Agricultural business products: means nonconsumable products used in the producing, processing, distribution, and marketing of consumable farm products, including, but not limited to, machinery, equipment, and supplies. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Agricultural marketing facilities: means state-owned wholesale and retail markets managed by the Bureau of State Farmers' Market. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Agriculture: means the science and art of production of plants and animals useful to humans, including to a variable extent the preparation of these products for human use and their disposal by marketing or otherwise, and includes aquaculture, horticulture, floriculture, viticulture, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bees, and any and all forms of farm products and farm production. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Appendages: means the eyelids, the eyebrows, the conjunctiva, and the lacrimal apparatus. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Approved program: means a program for the education of certified chiropractic physician's assistants, which program has been formally approved by the board. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Approved program: means a program for the prelicensure education of professional or practical nurses that is conducted in the state at an educational institution and that is approved under…. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Approved training program: means :
    (a) A course of training conducted by a public sector or private sector educational center licensed by the Department of Education to implement the basic curriculum for nursing assistants which is approved by the Department of Education. See Florida Statutes 464.201
  • Board: means the Board of Chiropractic Medicine. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Board: means the Board of Podiatric Medicine as created in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Board: means the Board of Optometry. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Board: means the Board of Pharmacy. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Board: means the Board of Nursing. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Board: means the Board of Nursing. See Florida Statutes 464.201
  • Certified nursing assistant: means a person who meets the qualifications specified in this part and who is certified by the board as a certified nursing assistant. See Florida Statutes 464.201
  • Certified optometrist: means a licensed practitioner authorized by the board to administer and prescribe ocular pharmaceutical agents. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Certified podiatric X-ray assistant: means a person who is employed by and under the direct supervision of a licensed podiatric physician to perform only those radiographic functions that are within the scope of practice of a podiatric physician licensed under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Chiropractic physician: means any person licensed to practice chiropractic medicine pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Clinical nurse specialist: means any person licensed in this state to practice professional nursing and certified in clinical nurse specialist practice. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Clinical preceptor: means a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse who is employed by a clinical training facility to serve as a role model and clinical resource person for a specified period to students enrolled in an approved program. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Clinical simulation: means a strategy used to replicate clinical practice as closely as possible to teach theory, assessment, technology, pharmacology, and skills. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Clinical training: means direct nursing care experiences with patients or clients, or clinical simulation of such experiences, which offer the student the opportunity to integrate, apply, and refine specific skills and abilities based on theoretical concepts and scientific principles. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • community pharmacy: includes every location where medicinal drugs are compounded, dispensed, stored, or sold or where prescriptions are filled or dispensed on an outpatient basis. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Community-based clinical experience: means activities consistent with the curriculum and involving individuals, families, and groups with the intent of promoting wellness, maintaining health, and preventing illness. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Compounded sterile product: means a drug that is intended for parenteral administration, an ophthalmic or oral inhalation drug in aqueous format, or a drug or product that is required to be sterile under federal or state law or rule, which is produced through compounding, but is not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Compounding: means combining, mixing, or altering the ingredients of one or more drugs or products to create another drug or product. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Consultant pharmacist: means a pharmacist licensed by the department and certified as a consultant pharmacist pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Curriculum: means a planned sequence of course offerings and learning experiences that comprise a nursing education program. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 464.201
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 570.232
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Direct supervision: means responsible supervision and control, with the licensed chiropractic physician assuming legal liability for the services rendered by a registered chiropractic assistant or a chiropractic student enrolled in a community-based intern program. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Direct supervision: means supervision to an extent that the licensee remains on the premises while all procedures are being done and gives final approval to any procedures performed by an employee. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Dispense: means the transfer of possession of one or more doses of a medicinal drug by a pharmacist to the ultimate consumer or her or his agent. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • drugs: means those substances or preparations commonly known as "prescription" or "legend" drugs which are required by federal or state law to be dispensed only on a prescription, but shall not include patents or proprietary preparations as hereafter defined. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Educational institution: means a school, college, or university. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • General supervision: means the responsible supervision of supportive personnel by a licensee who need not be present when such procedures are performed, but who assumes legal liability therefor. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Graduate passage rate: means the percentage of a program's graduates who, as first-time test takers, pass the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensing Examination during a calendar year, as calculated by the contract testing service of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Indirect supervision: means responsible supervision and control, with the licensed chiropractic physician assuming legal liability for the services rendered by a certified chiropractic physician's assistant. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Institutional formulary system: means a method whereby the medical staff evaluates, appraises, and selects those medicinal drugs or proprietary preparations which in the medical staff's clinical judgment are most useful in patient care, and which are available for dispensing by a practicing pharmacist in a Class II institutional pharmacy. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • institutional pharmacy: includes every location in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, dispensary, sanitarium, extended care facility, or other facility, hereinafter referred to as "health care institutions" where medicinal drugs are compounded, dispensed, stored, or sold. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • insured: as used in this part , shall not be construed as preventing a person other than the insured with a proper insurable interest from making application for and owning a policy covering the insured or from being entitled under such a policy to any indemnities, benefits, and rights provided therein. See Florida Statutes 627.631
  • Internet pharmacy: includes locations not otherwise licensed or issued a permit under this chapter, within or outside this state, which use the Internet to communicate with or obtain information from consumers in this state and use such communication or information to fill or refill prescriptions or to dispense, distribute, or otherwise engage in the practice of pharmacy in this state. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Licensed practical nurse: means any person licensed in this state to practice practical nursing. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Licensed practitioner: means a person who is a primary health care provider licensed to engage in the practice of optometry under the authority of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Naturopathy: shall be construed as synonymous terms and mean the use and practice of psychological, mechanical, and material health sciences to aid in purifying, cleansing, and normalizing human tissues for the preservation or restoration of health, according to the fundamental principles of anatomy, physiology, and applied psychology, as may be required. See Florida Statutes 570.232
  • Nuclear pharmacist: means a pharmacist licensed by the department and certified as a nuclear pharmacist pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • nuclear pharmacy: includes every location where radioactive drugs and chemicals within the classification of medicinal drugs are compounded, dispensed, stored, or sold. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Ocular pharmaceutical agent: means a pharmaceutical agent that is administered topically or orally for the diagnosis or treatment of ocular conditions of the human eye and its appendages without the use of surgery or other invasive techniques. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Optometry: means the diagnosis of conditions of the human eye and its appendages; the employment of any objective or subjective means or methods, including the administration of ocular pharmaceutical agents, for the purpose of determining the refractive powers of the human eyes, or any visual, muscular, neurological, or anatomic anomalies of the human eyes and their appendages; and the prescribing and employment of lenses, prisms, frames, mountings, contact lenses, orthoptic exercises, light frequencies, and any other means or methods, including ocular pharmaceutical agents, for the correction, remedy, or relief of any insufficiencies or abnormal conditions of the human eyes and their appendages. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Outsourcing facility: means a single physical location registered as an outsourcing facility under the federal Drug Quality and Security Act, Pub. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Pharmacist: means any person licensed pursuant to this chapter to practice the profession of pharmacy. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Pharmacy: includes a community pharmacy, an institutional pharmacy, a nuclear pharmacy, a special pharmacy, and an Internet pharmacy. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Pharmacy intern: means a person who is currently registered in, and attending, a duly accredited college or school of pharmacy, or who is a graduate of such a school or college of pharmacy, and who is duly and properly registered with the department as provided for under its rules. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Podiatric physician: means any person licensed to practice podiatric medicine pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Practice of chiropractic medicine: means a noncombative principle and practice consisting of the science, philosophy, and art of the adjustment, manipulation, and treatment of the human body in which vertebral subluxations and other malpositioned articulations and structures that are interfering with the normal generation, transmission, and expression of nerve impulse between the brain, organs, and tissue cells of the body, thereby causing disease, are adjusted, manipulated, or treated, thus restoring the normal flow of nerve impulse which produces normal function and consequent health by chiropractic physicians using specific chiropractic adjustment or manipulation techniques taught in chiropractic colleges accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Practice of podiatric medicine: means the diagnosis or medical, surgical, palliative, and mechanical treatment of ailments of the human foot and leg. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Practice of practical nursing: means the performance of selected acts, including the administration of treatments and medications, in the care of the ill, injured, or infirm; the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others under the direction of a registered nurse, a licensed physician, a licensed osteopathic physician, a licensed podiatric physician, or a licensed dentist; and the teaching of general principles of health and wellness to the public and to students other than nursing students. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Practice of professional nursing: means the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which shall include, but not be limited to:
    (a) The observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured, or infirm; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Practice of the profession of pharmacy: includes compounding, dispensing, and consulting concerning contents, therapeutic values, and uses of any medicinal drug; consulting concerning therapeutic values and interactions of patent or proprietary preparations, whether pursuant to prescriptions or in the absence and entirely independent of such prescriptions or orders; and other pharmaceutical services. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Prescription: includes any order for drugs or medicinal supplies written or transmitted by any means of communication by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of the state to prescribe such drugs or medicinal supplies and intended to be dispensed by a pharmacist. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Probationary status: means the status of an approved program that is placed on such status pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Registered chiropractic assistant: means a person who is registered by the board to perform chiropractic services under the direct supervision of a chiropractic physician or certified chiropractic physician's assistant. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Registered nurse: means any person licensed in this state to practice professional nursing. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • Registry: means the listing of certified nursing assistants maintained by the board. See Florida Statutes 464.201
  • Required passage rate: means the graduate passage rate required for an approved program pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 464.003
  • special pharmacy: includes every location where medicinal drugs are compounded, dispensed, stored, or sold if such locations are not otherwise defined in this subsection. See Florida Statutes 570.693
  • Surgery: means a procedure using an instrument, including a laser, scalpel, or needle, in which human tissue is cut, burned, scraped except as provided in…. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • Trainee: means a person who is currently enrolled in an approved program. See Florida Statutes 560.4041
  • Transcript-quality: means a course which is in conjunction with or sponsored by a school or college of optometry or equivalent educational entity, which course is approved by the board and requires a test and passing grade. See Florida Statutes 570.49
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011