2017 Annual Report of the Iowa Board of Medicine, April 27, 2017

(2017) 2017 Annual Report of the Iowa Board of Medicine, April 27, 2017. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

The 21st General Assembly created the State Board of Medical Examiners in 1886 to license physicians and regulate the practice of medicine. Initially, the Board issued licenses to several classes of physicians, including medical (M.D.), homeopaths, and eclectics.The Board regulates the practice of medicine and surgery and acupuncture under the authority of Iowa Code chapters 17A, 147, 147B, 148, 148E, 272C and Section 653 in the Iowa Administrative Code. The Board is charged with enforcing these laws and rules to protect the public from licensees who do not practice medicine and acupuncture within prevailing and acceptable standards of care.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Board of Medicine, annual report, medical
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Medical laboratories and testing
ID Code: 23993
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 28 Apr 2017 14:04
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 14:40
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/23993