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Section 22-11A-39 Notification of pre-hospital agencies who assisted in delivering person with
infectious disease to hospital. The chief administrator, or his designee, of a hospital, pursuant
to rules promulgated by the Department of Public health, shall notify all pre-hospital agencies
who assisted in handling and delivering a person to a hospital, if the hospital learns said
person has an infectious disease. The State Board of Health shall designate what shall constitute
an infectious disease for the purpose of this section. For the purposes of this section the
term "hospital" shall have the meaning prescribed by Section 22-21-20. For the purposes
of this section the term "pre-hospital agencies" shall include but shall not be
limited to paramedics, firemedics, firemen, law enforcement officers, ambulance drivers, medical
personnel, and similar emergency personnel. (Acts 1990, No. 90-552.)... - 1K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 26-23A-3 Definitions. For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings: (1) ABORTION. The use or prescription of any instrument, medicine, drug,
or any other substance or device with the intent to terminate the pregnancy of a woman known
to be pregnant. Such use or prescription is not an abortion if done with the intent to save
the life or preserve the health of an unborn child, remove a dead unborn child, or to deliver
an unborn child prematurely in order to preserve the health of both the mother (pregnant woman)
and her unborn child. (2) CONCEPTION. The fusion of a human spermatozoon with a human ovum.
(3) EMANCIPATED MINOR. Any minor who is or has been married or has by court order otherwise
been legally freed from the care, custody, and control of her parents. (4) GESTATIONAL AGE.
The time that has elapsed since the first day of the woman's last menstrual period. (5) MEDICAL
EMERGENCY. That condition which, on the basis of the physician's... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 27-1-17.1 Payment of providers through electronic funds transfer methods. (a) As used
in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings: (1) ACH ELECTRONIC
FUNDS TRANSFER. An electronic funds transfer through the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPPA) standard Automated Clearing House network. (2) COVERED HEALTH CARE
PROVIDER. A physician as defined in Section 34-24-50.1; a dentist as defined in Section 34-9-1;
a chiropractor as defined in Section 34-24-120; an individual engaged in the practice of optometry
as defined in Section 34-22-1; other licensed health care professionals as defined in Title
34; a hospital as defined in Section 22-21-20; and a health care facility, or other provider
who or that is accredited, licensed, or certified and who or that is performing within the
scope of that accreditation, license, or certification. (3) HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN. Any hospital
and medical expense incurred policy, health maintenance... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-40-3 Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers - Appointment of members; annual meeting;
terms; duties. (a) The Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers shall be composed of nine members
who shall serve four-year terms. Members may not serve more than three consecutive four-year
terms. Three members shall be Black, one of whom shall be a physician member. The composition
of the board shall be as follows: (1) Six members appointed by the Alabama Athletic Trainers
Association in accordance with subsection (b), one of whom shall be an athletic trainer who
is a licensed physical therapist. (2) Three physicians licensed to practice medicine actively
engaged in the treatment of athletes and athletic injuries appointed by the Medical Association
of the State of Alabama. (3) The President of the Alabama Athletic Trainers Association who
shall serve as an ex officio member of the board and whose term of office shall be yearly
to coincide with his or her term as President of the Alabama Athletic... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-9-18 Grounds for disciplinary action. (a) The board may invoke disciplinary action
as outlined in subsection (b) whenever it shall be established to the satisfaction of the
board, after a hearing as hereinafter provided, that any dentist or dental hygienist has been
guilty of the following: (1) Fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in obtaining any license,
license certificate, annual registration certificate, money, or other thing of value. (2)
Gross immorality. (3) Is a menace to the public health or to patients or others by reason
of a disease. (4) Is an habitual user of intoxicants or drugs rendering him or her unfit for
the practice of dentistry or dental hygiene. (5) Has been convicted for violation of federal
or state narcotics or barbiturate laws. (6) Is guilty of negligence or gross negligence. a.
For the purposes of this subdivision, negligence is defined as the failure to do what a reasonably
prudent dentist or dental hygienist would have done under the same or... - 9K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-11A-38 Notification of third parties of disease; rules; who may be notified; liability;
confidentiality; disclosure of information for certain criminal proceedings; penalty. (a)
The State Committee of Public Health is hereby authorized to establish the rules by which
exceptions may be made to the confidentiality provisions of this article and establish rules
for notification of third parties of such disease when exposure is indicated or a threat to
the health and welfare of others. All notifications authorized by this section shall be within
the rules established pursuant to this subsection. (b) Physicians and hospital administrators
or their designee may notify pre-hospital transport agencies and emergency medical personnel
of a patient's contagious condition. In case of a death in which there was a known contagious
disease, the physician or hospital administrator or their designee may notify the funeral
home director. (c) The attending physician or the State Health Officer... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-24-162.1 Application; licensure by credentials. (a) Every person who desires to
practice chiropractic within the State of Alabama shall file an application prescribed by
the board. Notwithstanding the method of obtaining licensure or any particular requirement
set forth herein, every person as a prerequisite to licensure must be at least 21 years of
age, of good moral character, a citizen of the United States or, if not a citizen of the United
States a person who is legally present in the United States with appropriate documentation
from the federal government, a graduate of a chiropractic school or college accredited and
recognized by the board and must satisfy any other requirement set forth in any rule adopted
by the board. (b) Any individual who possesses a current license in any state, who has passed
a state licensure examination approved by the board and who has, since graduation from chiropractic
school, participated in a clinical residency or practiced chiropractic... - 6K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-27B-7 Issuance, use, renewal of license; temporary license. (a) The board shall
issue a respiratory therapist license to any person who meets the qualifications required
by this chapter and who pays the license fee established herein. (b) Any person who is issued
a license as a respiratory therapist under this chapter may use the words "licensed respiratory
therapist" or the letters "LRT" in connection with his or her name to denote
his or her license. (c) A license issued under this chapter shall be subject to biennial renewal.
(d)(1) The board may issue a six-month temporary license as a respiratory therapist to persons
who have graduated from a respiratory therapy educational program accredited by the Council
on Allied Health Education Programs (CAHEP) in collaboration with the Committee on Accreditation
for Respiratory Care (CoARC), or their successor organizations, and who have applied for and
are awaiting competency examination. The temporary license shall be renewable... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 28-3A-24 Suspension or revocation of licenses; appointment of hearing commission; notice,
hearing and findings; fines. (a) The board shall have full and final authority as to the suspension
or revocation of any license issued under this chapter and to levy a fine against a licensee
in lieu of such suspension or revocation. The board shall have the full right and authority
to suspend any retail license issued by it for any reason which it may deem sufficient and
proper. Provided, however, the board may appoint a hearing commission of not less than three
members to hear and decide all contested applications of licenses under this chapter, and
hear and decide all charges against any licensee for violation of this chapter, the law or
the regulations of the board and shall have the power and authority to revoke or suspend for
cause licenses and permits, or to fine licensees provided in this chapter. Provided, no member
of the hearing commission shall participate in the hearing or... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-21-93.1 Signature authority for health care forms, etc. (a) When any law or rule
requires a signature, certification, stamp, verification, affidavit, or endorsement by a physician,
the document shall be deemed to authorize a signature, certification, stamp, verification,
affidavit, or endorsement by a certified registered nurse practitioner or certified nurse
midwife for the items listed in this section. The authority in this section for a certified
registered nurse practitioner and a certified nurse midwife shall be subject to an active
collaboration agreement. This section applies to all of the following: (1) Certification of
disability for patients to receive special access parking or disability access parking tags
or placards. (2) A signature required for any of the following: a. The following documents
that require a complete history and physical examination consistent with the examining provider's
scope of practice and certification: 1. Physicals for bus drivers in... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

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