334D-1 Findings and purpose
334D-2 Definitions
334D-3 Diversion program
334D-4 Civil immunity of third persons
334D-5 Records

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 334D

  • Board: means the board of nursing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Chemically dependent: means a condition wherein a nurse's cognitive, interpersonal, or psychomotor skills are affected by the habitual or intemperate use of alcohol or drugs, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Coordinator: means the rehabilitation coordinator provided for in section 209-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Diversion program: means a program administered by professionals to assist chemically dependent nurses in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Nurse: means a person who has been or is currently licensed under chapter 457. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Peer assistance program: means a program administered by professionals for the purpose of assisting nurses who are chemically dependent in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring of progress, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Professional association: means a national or statewide association or committee of professionals, or a nonprofit organization operated in support of a professional association that is recognized by the board and designated to administer and monitor the diversion program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • sickness insurance: shall include an accident-only; specified disease; hospital indemnity; long-term care; disability; dental; vision; medicare supplement; short-term, limited-duration health insurance; or other limited benefit health insurance contract regardless of the manner in which benefits are paid; provided that if any of the requirements in the foregoing sections as applied to long-term care insurance conflict with article 10H, the provisions of article 10H shall govern and control. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10A-607
  • State disaster: means any unfortunate, sudden, and extraordinary occurrence declared by the governor pursuant to section 209-2 to have caused losses and suffering of such character and magnitude as to require and justify rehabilitative assistance from the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.