64D-2.002. Definitions  

Effective on Monday, March 9, 2020
  • 1Unless defined below, words and phrases used in this chapter have the same meaning as in Section 18381.004(1), F.S.

    20(1) “Blood” – Whole human blood or components of human blood, including plasma.

    33(2) “Blood Establishment” – Any facility in Florida as defined in Section 45381.06014, F.S., 47and meeting the requirements of 5221 C.F.R. pts. 55211 and 600-640 (04/01/2015), as incorporated by reference and available at 66https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07350, 68and 69https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-0735171.

    72(3) “Confirmatory test” – A corroborative or supplemental HIV test licensed by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to validate a positive preliminary HIV test; or other supplemental or corroborative tests authorized by the HIV/AIDS Program in consultation with either the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors, or the FDA.

    135(4) “Health care facility” – A hospital, nursing home, clinic, blood bank, plasma center, sperm bank, clinical laboratory, intermediate care facility, ambulatory surgical center, public health facility licensed under Chapter 154, F.S., mental health facility licensed under Chapter 394, F.S., or drug treatment or rehabilitation facility licensed under Chapter 397, F.S., emergency center, walk-in emergency clinic, birthing center, or health maintenance organization.

    197(5) “Health care provider” – Any licensed physician, dentist, podriatric physician, naturopath, nurse, advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP), physician assistant, dental assistant, dental hygienist, paramedic, emergency medical technician, psychologist, mental health professional, lay midwife, any person licensed under the Division of Medical Quality Assurance at the DOH, an administrator, employee or agent of a health care facility or other person providing medical, nursing, psychological, or other health care services or medical or other students receiving training as health care professionals at a health care facility.

    282(6) “Laboratory” – Any facility certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and the federal rules adopted thereunder where HIV tests are performed. This definition does not include blood establishments.

    321(7) “Medical personnel” – An authorized agent or employee of a health care facility, health care provider, health care professional, blood establishment; a licensed or certified health care professional; a medical or other student receiving training as a health care professional at a health care facility; a paramedic or emergency medical technician certified by the Department to perform life support procedures pursuant to the provisions of Section 388401.23, F.S.

    390(8) “Reasonable attempt” – A documented effort to locate an individual, for example: contact by last known phone number, relative’s phone number, agency contacts, or certified mail.

    417(9) “Residential facility” – A facility providing room and board and personal care for people in their care.

    435Rulemaking Authority 437381.003(2), 438381.004(9), 439381.0041(10) FS. 441Law Implemented 443381.0011, 444381.003, 445381.004 FS. 447History–New 11-6-85, Formerly 10D-93.62, Amended 7-12-89, 5-30-90, 1-20-92, 5-1-96, Formerly 10D-93.062, Amended 8-24-99, 1-3-13, 9-5-16, 3-9-20.