Report of Hearings on H. R. 23431 to Regulate the Practice of Osteopathy, to License Osteopathic Physicians, and to Punish Persons Violating the Provisions Thereof in the District of Columbia ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - Osteopathic medicine - 128 pages
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Page 29 - Pennsylvania, one representing the Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania, one representing the Eclectic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania. Each Board shall consist of seven members, and each of said members shall serve for a term of three years, from the first day of...
Page 32 - An Act to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery, to license physicians and surgeons, and to punish persons violating the provisions thereof in the District of Columbia...
Page 32 - June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, shall be accompanied by satisfactory evidence that the applicant has studied medicine and surgery for not less than four years prior to the issue of said diploma. All examinations shall be both theoretical and practical and of ' sufficient severity to test a candidate's fitness to practice medicine and surgery. Sec. 4. That said application for a license to practice medicine and surgery in the District of Columbia...
Page 88 - An institution to be ranked as a college, must have at least six (6) professors giving their entire time to college and university work, a course of four full years in liberal arts and sciences, and should require for admission, not less than the usual four years of academic or high school preparation, or its equivalent, in addition to the preacademic or grammar school studies.
Page 123 - Nothing in this chapter shall be construed so as to discriminate against any particular school of medicine or surgery, or any other treatment, nor shall it regulate, prohibit, or apply to any kind of treatment by prayer, nor interfere in any way with the practice of religion.
Page 84 - All examinations shall be conducted in writing, and in such manner that the results shall be entirely fair and impartial, the applicants being known by numbers so that no member of the board shall be able to identify the papers of any applicant until they have been graded and the case passed upon, and all questions and answers, with the grade attached, shall be preserved for one year.
Page 126 - The standard by which the degree of care, skill, and diligence required of physicians and surgeons is to be determined is not the highest order of qualification obtainable, but is the care, skill, and diligence which are ordinarily possessed by the average of the members of the profession in good standing in similar localities, regard being also had to the state of medical science at the time.
Page 125 - ... the applicants being known by numbers, without names or other method of identification on examination papers by which members of the Board may be able to identify such papers until after the applicants have been granted licenses or rejected. Examinations shall be conducted on the scientific branches of medicine only, and shall include anatomy, physiol...
Page 95 - Said board shall supervise all examinations provided for in this Act, and shall issue all licenses to practice medicine and surgery or midwifery in the District of Columbia. Said board shall keep an official record of its meetings, also an official register of all applicants for examination for licenses to practice medicine and surgery in the District of Columbia. Said register shall show the name, age, place and duration of residence of each candidate, the time he or she...
Page 123 - ... offer to treat any disease or disorder, mental or physical, or any physical deformity or injury, by any system or method, or to effect cures thereof. (2) Or who shall treat or offer to treat any disease or disorder, mental or physical, or any physical deformity or injury by any system or method or to effect cures thereof and charge therefor, directly or indirectly, money or other compensation.

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