§ 63-9-101 Board — Composition and Terms of Members — Administrative Support
§ 63-9-102 Meetings and Records of Board
§ 63-9-103 Disposition of Funds — Operating Expenses — Compensation of Members
§ 63-9-104 Application for Certificate to Practice — Special Training and Conditional Licenses
§ 63-9-105 Examination of Applicants — Reciprocity
§ 63-9-106 Right of Licensees to Practice — Cross-Referrals
§ 63-9-107 Renewal of Certificates and Licenses — Continuing Education — Retirement
§ 63-9-108 Application of Health Laws
§ 63-9-109 Penalties
§ 63-9-110 Investigation and Prosecution of Violations
§ 63-9-111 Denial, Suspension and Revocation of Licenses or Certificates — Enjoining Violations — Enforcement — Investigations
§ 63-9-112 Operation of X-Ray Equipment in Physicians’ Offices — Adoption of Rules and Regulations Establishing Minimum Educational Standards
§ 63-9-113 Supervised Osteopathic Medical Service by Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Pharmacist Not Prohibited
§ 63-9-115 Special Volunteer License for Practice in Free Health Clinic — Exemption From Fees — Renewal
§ 63-9-116 Drug Prescriptions
§ 63-9-117 Office-Based Surgery
§ 63-9-119 Employee or Contractor’s Unauthorized Use of Osteopathic Physician’s Dea Registration Number to Write Prescriptions
§ 63-9-120 Hormone Replacement Therapy
§ 63-9-121 Interventional Pain Management
§ 63-9-122 Exemption for Physician for Visiting Sports Team
§ 63-9-123 Maintenance of Licensure or Certification Not Required

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 9 - Osteopathic Physicians

  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defendant: means a person accused of an offense under this title and includes any person who aids or abets the commission of such offense. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Deprive: means to:

    1. Withhold property from the owner permanently or for such a period of time as to substantially diminish the value or enjoyment of the property to the owner. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    2. Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
    3. Emancipated minor: means any minor who is or has been married, or has by court order or otherwise been freed from the care, custody and control of the minor's parents. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    4. Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
    5. 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.
    6. Force: means compulsion by the use of physical power or violence and shall be broadly construed to accomplish the purposes of this title. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    7. Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
    8. Government: means the state or any political subdivision of the state, and includes any branch or agency of the state, a county, municipality or other political subdivision. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    9. Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
    10. Harm: means anything reasonably regarded as loss, disadvantage or injury, including harm to another person in whose welfare the person affected is interested. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    11. Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    12. Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
    13. Insane: includes all persons of unsound mind. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    14. Issuer: means the business organization or financial institution or its duly authorized agent which issues a credit or debit card. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
    15. 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.
    16. Knowing: means that a person acts knowingly with respect to the conduct or to circumstances surrounding the conduct when the person is aware of the nature of the conduct or that the circumstances exist. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    17. Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
    18. Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
    19. Library: means any:

      1. Public library. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
      2. Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
      3. Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
      4. Minor: means any person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      5. Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      6. Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
      7. Owner: means a person, other than the defendant, who has possession of or any interest other than a mortgage, deed of trust or security interest in property, even though that possession or interest is unlawful and without whose consent the defendant has no authority to exert control over the property. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      8. Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
      9. Person: includes the singular and the plural and means and includes any individual, firm, partnership, copartnership, association, corporation, governmental subdivision or agency, or other organization or other legal entity, or any agent or servant thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      10. Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
      11. Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
      12. Probate: Proving a will
      13. Property: means anything of value, including, but not limited to, money, real estate, tangible or intangible personal property, including anything severed from land, library material, contract rights, choses-in-action, interests in or claims to wealth, credit, admission or transportation tickets, captured or domestic animals, food and drink, electric or other power. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      14. Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
      15. Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
      16. Receiving: includes , but is not limited to, acquiring possession, control, title or taking a security interest in the property. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
      17. Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      18. Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
      19. 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
      20. Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
      21. Services: includes labor, skill, professional service, transportation, telephone, mail, gas, electricity, steam, water, cable television, entertainment subscription service or other public services, accommodations in hotels, restaurants or elsewhere, admissions to exhibitions, use of vehicles or other movable property, and any other activity or product considered in the ordinary course of business to be a service, regardless of whether it is listed in this subdivision (a)(37) or a specific statute exists covering the same or similar conduct. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      22. signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      23. 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
      24. Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
      25. Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
      26. Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
      27. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      28. Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
      29. Writing: includes printing or any other method of recording information, money, coins, tokens, stamps, seals, credit cards, badges, trademarks, and symbols of value, right, privilege or identification. See Tennessee Code 39-14-114
      30. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      31. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105