§ 148.1 Persons engaged in practice
§ 148.2 Persons not engaged in practice
§ 148.2A Board of medicine — alternate members.
§ 148.2B Executive director
§ 148.3 License to practice
§ 148.4 Certificates of national board
§ 148.5 Resident physician license
§ 148.6 Licensee discipline — criminal penalty.
§ 148.7 Procedure for licensee discipline
§ 148.8 Voluntary surrender of license
§ 148.8A Relinquishment of a license — failure to renew or reinstate.
§ 148.9 Reinstatement
§ 148.10 Temporary license
§ 148.11 Special license to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery
§ 148.11A Administrative medicine license
§ 148.12 Voluntary agreements
§ 148.13 Authority of board as to supervising physicians and review of contested cases under chapter 148C — rules.
§ 148.13A Board authority over physicians supervising certain psychologists
§ 148.13B Requirements for prescription certificates for psychologists — joint rules.
§ 148.14 Board of medicine investigators

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 148 - Medicine and Surgery and Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • board: means the board of medicine established in chapter 147. See Iowa Code 148.2A
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1