Part 1 General Provisions 34-48-101 – 34-48-102
Part 2 Prohibited and Permitted Activities 34-48-201 – 34-48-203
Part 3 Remedy 34-48-301

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 34 > Chapter 48

  • ACGME: means the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education of the American Medical Association. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Adjudicative proceeding: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Adverse action: means to discharge, threaten, or otherwise discriminate against an employee in any manner that affects the employee's employment, including compensation, terms, conditions, location, rights, immunities, promotions, or privileges. See Utah Code 34-48-102
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Armed forces: means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Associate physician: means an individual licensed under Section 58-67-302. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Board: means the Deception Detection Examiners Board created in Section 58-64-201. See Utah Code 58-64-102
  • Board: means the Physicians Licensing Board created in Section 58-67-201. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Collaborative practice arrangement: means the arrangement described in Section 58-67-807. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • 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.
  • Deception detection examination: means the use of an instrument, or software application designed for detecting deception, on an individual for the purpose of detecting whether that individual is engaged in deception. See Utah Code 58-64-102
  • Diagnose: means :
    (a) to examine in any manner another person, parts of a person's body, substances, fluids, or materials excreted, taken, or removed from a person's body, or produced by a person's body, to determine the source, nature, kind, or extent of a disease or other physical or mental condition;
    (b) to attempt to conduct an examination or determination described under Subsection (10)(a);
    (c) to hold oneself out as making or to represent that one is making an examination or determination as described in Subsection (10)(a); or
    (d) to make an examination or determination as described in Subsection (10)(a) upon or from information supplied directly or indirectly by another person, whether or not in the presence of the person making or attempting the diagnosis or examination. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Elected official: means :
    (a) a person elected to an office under Section 20A-1-303 or Title 20A, Chapter 4, Part 6, Municipal Alternate Voting Methods Pilot Project;
    (b) a person who is considered to be elected to a municipal office in accordance with Subsection 20A-1-206(1)(c)(ii); or
    (c) a person who is considered to be elected to a local district office in accordance with Subsection 20A-1-206(3)(c)(ii). See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Election: means a regular general election, a municipal general election, a statewide special election, a local special election, a regular primary election, a municipal primary election, and a local district election. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Employer: means a person, including the state or a political subdivision of the state, that has one or more workers or operators employed in the same business, or in or about the same establishment, under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written. See Utah Code 34-48-102
  • 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.
  • Instrument: means a polygraph, voice stress analyzer, ocular-motor test, or any other device or software application that records the examinee's cardiovascular patterns, respiratory patterns, galvanic skin response, cognitive response, eye behavior, memory recall, or other physiologic characteristics of the examinee for the purpose of monitoring factors relating to whether the examinee is truthful or engaged in deception. See Utah Code 58-64-102
  • 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.
  • Law enforcement agency: is a s defined in Section 53-1-102. See Utah Code 34-48-102
  • LCME: means the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the American Medical Association. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Local district: means a local government entity under Title 17B, Limited Purpose Local Government Entities - Local Districts, and includes a special service district under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Medical assistant: means an unlicensed individual working under the indirect supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon and engaged in specific tasks assigned by the licensed physician and surgeon in accordance with the standards and ethics of the profession. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Municipality: means a city, town, or metro township. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Personal Internet account: means an online account that is used by an employee or applicant exclusively for personal communications unrelated to any business purpose of the employer. See Utah Code 34-48-102
  • Physician: means both physicians and surgeons licensed under Section 58-67-301, Utah Medical Practice Act, and osteopathic physicians and surgeons licensed under Section 58-68-301, Utah Osteopathic Medical Practice Act. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Political party: means an organization of registered voters that has qualified to participate in an election by meeting the requirements of Chapter 8, Political Party Formation and Procedures. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Position: means a square, circle, rectangle, or other geometric shape on a ballot in which the voter marks the voter's choice. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Practice of medicine: means :
    (i) to diagnose, treat, correct, administer anesthesia, or prescribe for any human disease, ailment, injury, infirmity, deformity, pain or other condition, physical or mental, real or imaginary, including to perform cosmetic medical procedures, or to attempt to do so, by any means or instrumentality, and by an individual in Utah or outside the state upon or for any human within the state;
    (ii) when a person not licensed as a physician directs a licensee under this chapter to withhold or alter the health care services that the licensee has ordered;
    (iii) to maintain an office or place of business for the purpose of doing any of the acts described in Subsection (17)(a) whether or not for compensation; or
    (iv) to use, in the conduct of any occupation or profession pertaining to the diagnosis or treatment of human diseases or conditions in any printed material, stationery, letterhead, envelopes, signs, or advertisements, the designation "doctor" "doctor of medicine" "physician" "surgeon" "physician and surgeon" "Dr. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Unlawful conduct: means the same as that term is defined in Sections 58-1-501 and 58-67-501. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Unprofessional conduct: means the same as that term is defined in Sections 58-1-501 and 58-67-502, and as may be further defined by division rule. See Utah Code 58-67-102
  • Vacancy: means the absence of a person to serve in any position created by statute, whether that absence occurs because of death, disability, disqualification, resignation, or other cause. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Voter: means a person who:
    (a) meets the requirements for voting in an election;
    (b) meets the requirements of election registration;
    (c) is registered to vote; and
    (d) is listed in the official register book. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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