TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER j: VISION AND HEARING
PART 685 VISION SCREENING
SECTION 685.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 685.20 Definitions
As used in this Part, the terms defined in this Section shall have the meanings ascribed to them herein.
"Act" means the Child Vision and Hearing Test Act [410 ILCS 205].
"Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
"Eye doctor" means a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches and specializing in diseases of the eye or a licensed optometrist.
"Vision Screening Services" means ongoing community education programs covering the following topics: identification, prevention, causes, nature and effects of vision impairments. Such programs utilize program planning, management, evaluation and reporting, procedures for detecting possible abnormalities of the visual system, referral, and follow-up.
(Source: Amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 4278, effective March 26, 1999)