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Article - Health Occupations




§1–801.

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Applicant” means an individual who applies for licensure to practice as a health care professional.

    (c)    “Board” means:

        (1)    The State Board of Dental Examiners;

        (2)    The State Board of Nursing;

        (3)    The State Board of Examiners in Optometry;

        (4)    The State Board of Pharmacy;

        (5)    The State Board of Physicians;

        (6)    The State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners;

        (7)    The State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists;

        (8)    The State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and

        (9)    The State Board of Social Work Examiners.

    (d)    “Health care professional” means:

        (1)    A dentist licensed by the State Board of Dental Examiners;

        (2)    A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse licensed by the State Board of Nursing;

        (3)    An optometrist licensed by the State Board of Examiners in Optometry;

        (4)    A pharmacist licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy;

        (5)    A physician licensed by the State Board of Physicians;

        (6)    A podiatrist licensed by the State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners;

        (7)    An individual licensed by the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists;

        (8)    A psychologist licensed by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and

        (9)    An associate social worker, a graduate social worker, a certified social worker, or a certified social worker–clinical licensed by the State Board of Social Work Examiners.