Texas Administrative Code
Title 22 - EXAMINING BOARDS
Part 9 - TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD
Chapter 183 - ACUPUNCTURE
Section 183.19 - Acupuncture Advertising

Universal Citation: 22 TX Admin Code ยง 183.19

Current through Reg. 49, No. 12; March 22, 2024

Acupuncturists shall not authorize or use false, misleading, or deceptive advertising, and, in addition, shall not engage in any of the following:

(1) hold themselves out as a physician or surgeon or any combination or derivative of those terms unless also licensed by the medical board as a physician or surgeon as defined under the Medical Practice Act, Tex. Occ. Code Ann. §151.002(a)(13) (relating to Definitions);

(2) use the terms "board certified" unless the advertising also discloses the complete name of the board which conferred the referenced certification; or,

(3) use the terms "board certified" or any similar words or phrases calculated to convey the same meaning if the advertised board certification has expired and has not been renewed at the time the advertising in question was published, broadcast, or otherwise promulgated.

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