2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 367 - CONSUMER PROTECTION
367.825 Definitions.


KY Rev Stat § 367.825 (2013) What's This?

Download as PDF 367.825 Definitions. 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: 1. Physical or mental health in general; 2. Particular ailments, diseases, injuries, infirmities, disorders or disabilities, or their prevention; 3. Nutrition, diet, weight control, fitness, or smoking; or 4. 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.

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