2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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As used in KRS 367.826, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) below, "unlicensed health care
practitioner" means any person who, for compensation or with
expectation of compensation, offers or undertakes to provide advice,
counseling, diagnosis, treatment, therapy, correction, or rehabilitation
relating to any of the following:
Physical or mental health in general;
Particular ailments, diseases, injuries, infirmities, disorders or
disabilities, or their prevention;
Nutrition, diet, weight control, fitness, or smoking; or
Aging, baldness, or sexual performance.
(b) A person licensed or certified by an agency or board of this state in an
occupation or profession shall not be considered an unlicensed health
care practitioner with regard to that occupation or profession.
(2) "Academic title" means a title or other designation indicating receipt of an
academic degree, including, but not limited to, the use of "Dr." before a
person's name. Any use of initials, such as "Ph.D.", after a person's name shall
also be considered an academic title.
(3) An academic degree shall be considered "accredited" if, at the time of
issuance, the institution, program, or specific course of study upon which the
degree is based was accredited by a regional or professional accrediting
agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.
Effective:July 15, 1988
History: Created 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 313, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1988.
CHAPTER 367 - CONSUMER PROTECTION
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