TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1140 ACUPUNCTURE PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1140.10 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 1140.10  Definitions

 

"Act" means the Acupuncture Practice Act [225 ILCS 2].

 

"ACAOM" means the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

 

"Acupuncturist" means a person licensed under the Acupuncture Practice Act to practice acupuncture.

 

"Board" means the Board of Acupuncture.

 

"CCAOM" means the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

 

"CE" means continuing education.

 

"CNT Course" means a clean needle technique course as administered by CCAOM.

 

"Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

 

"Director" means the Director of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation-Division of Professional Regulation.

 

"Division" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation-Division of Professional Regulation.

 

"Evaluation in Acupuncture" means the use of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and theories rooted in East-Asian medicine but including classical and modern methods taught in accredited programs of acupuncture and oriental medicine, for the purpose of determining a pattern discrimination and corresponding treatment plan.

 

"NCCAOM" means the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

 

"Secretary" means the Secretary of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

 

(Source:  Amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 6340, effective June 2, 2017)