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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL

"Health care professional" is used in General Statutes 53a-71 (a) (7) (Sexual Assault in the Second Degree) and 53a-73a (a) (5) (Sexual Assault in the Fourth Degree), but there is no definition of the term in the Penal Code.  General Statutes 19a-12a (a) (3) defines "health care professional" as including any person licensed or holding a permit pursuant to Title 20, chapter 370, 372, 373, 375, 375a, 376, 376a, 376b, 376c, 377, 378, 379, 379a, 380, 381, 381a, 383, 383a, 383b, 383c, 384a, 384b, 384c, 384d, 398 or 399.  The following chart includes the specific statutes that define the various types of health care professionals and their licensing requirements.

 

Chapter

Chapter Heading

Relevant Statutory Sections

for Definitions and/or

Licensing Requirements

370

Medicine & Surgery

20-10, 20-12a (5), 20-12b, 20-12n

372

Chiropractic

20-24, 20-27

373

Natureopathy

20-34, 20-37

375

Podiatry

20-50, 20-54

375a

Athletic Training

20-65f , 20-65j

376

Physical Therapists

20-66, 20-70

376a

Occupational Therapists

20-74a, 20-74b

376b

Substance Abuse Counselors

20-74s

376c

Radiographers & Radiologic Technologists

20-74bb

377

Midwifery

20-86a, 20-86c

378

Nursing

20-87a, 20-93

379

Dentistry

20-107

379a

Dental Hygienists

20-126i

380

Optometry

20-127

381

Opticians

20-145, 20-146

381a

Respiratory Care Practitioners

20-162n, 20-162o

383

Psychologists

20-187a

383a

Marital & Family Therapists

20-195a, 20-195c

383b

Clinical Social Workers

20-195m, 20-195n

383c

Professional Counselors

20-195aa, 20-195dd

384a

Massage Therapists

20-206a, 20-206b

384b

Dietitian-Nutritionists

20-206m, 20-206n

384c

Acupuncturists

20-206aa, 20-206bb

384d

Paramedics

20-206jj, 20-206kk

398

Hearing Instrument Specialists

20-396, 20-398

399

Speech & Language Pathologists and Audiologists

20-408, 20-411

 

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