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10.56.07.00.htm 10.56.07.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 56 BOARD OF DIETETIC PRACTICE Chapter 07 Advertising Authority: Health Occupations Article, §5-311, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.56.07.01.htm 10.56.07.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs advertising by licensed dietitians and licensed nutritionists in Maryland..
10.56.07.02.htm 10.56.07.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Advertising" means using any medium to call to the attention of the public the services one has to offer.2) "Board" means the State Board of Dietetic Practice.. 3) "Dietitian or nutritionist" means an individual who holds a current license to practice dietetics in Maryland.
10.56.07.03.htm 10.56.07.03. 03 Advertising.. A. A dietitian or nutritionist may advertise dietetic services under the provisions of this chapter.. B. An advertisement shall include the following:. 1) Name of licensee;. 2) Address or telephone number of practicing location; and. 3) Type of license.. C. An advertisement may not include a statement:. 1) Containing misrepresentation of facts;. 2) Likely to mislead or deceive because in context the statement makes only a partial disclosure of relevant facts;
10.56.07.04.htm 10.56.07.04. 04 Solicitation.. A. A dietitian or nutritionist may not engage in solicitation, including but not limited to, in-person, telephone, electronic media, or direct mail solicitation which:1) Is fraudulent, overreaching, intimidating, or exerts undue influence; or. 2) Contains statements which would be improper under Regulation .03C of this chapter.. B. A dietitian or nutritionist shall be accountable under this chapter if the dietitian or nutritionist uses an agent, advert
10.56.07.05.htm 10.56.07.05. 05 Penalties for Violation.. A violation of this chapter pertaining to the use of advertising shall constitute unprofessional conduct and may result in disciplinary action against the dietitian or nutritionist under Health Occupations Article, §5-311, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.56.07.9999.htm 10.56.07.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 14, 2002 (29:20 Md. R. 1589).
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