TITLE 77: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 641 SCHOOL-BASED/LINKED HEALTH CENTERS
SECTION 641.10 DEFINITIONS
Section 641.10 Definitions
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1998 (42 USC 263a) Conditions that laboratories must meet to be certified to perform testing on human specimens as set out in 42 CFR 493 (1997), no later amendments or editions are included.
Clinically Trained Mental Health Practitioner Master's level social worker, psychologist, certified psychiatric nurse, or mental health staffer (bachelor-prepared social worker or psychology major working toward master's preparation) (see 225 ILCS 20, 225 ILCS 15, 225 ILCS 55).
Department Illinois Department of Public Health.
Managed Care Entity (MCE) Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or prepaid health entity under contract with the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (see 89 Ill. Adm. Code 142).
Nurse Practitioner A certified nurse practitioner, preferably with a master's degree and a background in school health, pediatrics, family nursing and/or family planning who is licensed under the Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65].
Parent Individual who is legally responsible for custody of the child.
Physician Assistant Any person not a physician nor a person holding an M.D. or equivalent degree who has been certified as a physician assistant by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants, 6849-B2 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta Georgia 30328, or equivalent successor agency and performs procedures under the supervision of a physician as defined in the Physician Assistant Practice Act [225 ILCS 95].
Qualified Physician A physician licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches in the State of Illinois under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 60] or a chiropractic physician licensed to treat human ailments without the use of drugs and without operative surgery.
Registered Nurse A nurse licensed under the Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65].
School-Based/Linked Health Center (Center) Any Center in or adjacent to a school that is devoted primarily to performance of preventive medical, educational, counseling, and/or diagnostic procedures. A comprehensive school-based Center may provide a wide variety of preventive services including general health assessments, school/sports physicals, Early Periodic Screening Diagnostic Testing (EPSDT), laboratory and diagnostic screenings, immunizations, first aid, family planning counseling and services, prenatal and postpartum care, dental services, drug and alcohol abuse counseling, and other services based on the student's needs and on the philosophy of the managing agency and school administration.
Sponsoring Agency A local health department, a school district recognized by the State Board of Education and/or a community-based not for profit agency, that has a history of providing comprehensive school health services.
Substance Abuse Prevention/Intervention Specialist An individual who has completed a formal education process in addiction therapy and who is certified by the Illinois Association of Drug and Alcohol Professional Counselors Association (IAODAPCA), 1305 Wabash Street, Springfield IL 62704, and who is licensed under the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing and Practice Act [225 ILCS 107].