§ 63-3-201 Part definitions
§ 63-3-202 Rules and regulations — Authority of the board
§ 63-3-203 Licensing
§ 63-3-204 Powers of the board
§ 63-3-205 Application
§ 63-3-206 Order from licensed health care provider required to provide care or services
§ 63-3-207 Scope of practice
§ 63-3-208 Interpretation of part
§ 63-3-209 Construction of part
§ 63-3-210 Violation of part
§ 63-3-211 Injunction — Jurisdiction
§ 63-3-212 Screening panels in investigative and disciplinary process
§ 63-3-213 Appointments to the board
§ 63-3-214 Use of non-licensed persons

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 3 > Part 2 - Tennessee Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics Practice Act of 2005

  • 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.
  • Board: means the board that licenses and regulates podiatrists in Tennessee in part 1 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Director: means the director of the division of health related boards. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Division: means the division of health related boards. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • 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.
  • Facility: means the business location where orthotic, prosthetic or pedorthic care is provided. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Licensed orthotist: means a person who is licensed under this part to practice orthotics and who represents the person to the public by title or description of services that includes the term "orthotic" "orthotist" "brace" or a similar title or description of services. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Off-the-shelf device: means a prefabricated prosthesis or orthosis sized or modified for use by the patient in accordance with a prescription from a health care practitioner authorized by law to write such prescriptions that does not require substantial clinical judgment and substantive alteration for appropriate use. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Orthosis: means a custom designed, fabricated, fitted or modified device to correct, support or compensate for a neuro-musculoskeletal disorder or acquired condition. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Orthotics: means the science and practice of evaluating, measuring, designing, fabricating, assembling, fitting, adjusting or servicing an orthosis, under an order from a licensed health care practitioner authorized by law to issue such an order, for the correction or alleviation of neuromuscular or musculoskeletal dysfunction, disease, injury or deformity. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Orthotist: means an allied health professional who is specifically trained and educated to provide or manage the provision of a custom-designed, fabricated, modified and fitted external orthosis to an orthotic patient, based on a clinical assessment and a prescription from a health care practitioner authorized by law to write such prescriptions, to restore physiological function or cosmesis. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Pedorthic device: means therapeutic footwear, foot orthoses for use at the ankle or below and modified footwear made for therapeutic purposes, as prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner authorized by law to issue such prescription. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Pedorthics: means the science and practice of evaluating, measuring, designing, fabricating, assembling, fitting, adjusting or servicing a pedorthic device, under an order from a licensed health care practitioner authorized by law to issue such order for the correction or alleviation of neuromuscular or musculoskeletal dysfunction, disease, injury or deformity. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Pedorthist: means a person who measures, designs, fabricates, fits or services pedorthic devices and assists in the formulation of the order of pedorthic devices, as ordered by a licensed health care practitioner authorized by law to issue such order for the support or correction of disabilities caused by neuro-musculoskeletal diseases, injuries or deformities. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Person: means a natural person. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Prosthesis: means a custom designed, fabricated, fitted or modified device to replace an absent external limb, for the purpose of restoring physiological function or cosmesis. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Prosthetics: means the science and practice of evaluating, measuring, designing, fabricating, assembling, fitting, adjusting or servicing a prosthesis, under an order from a licensed health care practitioner authorized by law to issue such order. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Prosthetist: means an allied health professional who is specifically trained and educated to provide or manage the provision of a custom designed, fabricated, modified and fitted external limb prosthesis to a prosthetic patient, based on a clinical assessment and a prescription from a health care practitioner authorized to write such prescriptions, to restore physiological function or cosmesis. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Resident: means a person who has completed an education program in either orthotics or prosthetics and is continuing such person's clinical education in a residency program approved by the board. See Tennessee Code 63-3-201
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105