457-1 Purpose
457-1.5 Practice of nursing
457-2 Definitions
457-2.5 Registered nurse
457-2.6 Licensed practical nurse
457-2.7 Advanced practice registered nurse
457-3 State board of nursing; appointment; term of office
457-4 Qualifications of board members
457-5 Duties and powers of board
457-5.5 Nursys; verification of nurse license
457-6.5 Application of National Council of State Boards of Nursing Model Nursing Practice Act and Model Nursing Administrative Rules
457-7 Registered nurses; qualifications; licenses; fees; title; existing licensed nurses; verification of licenses; eligibility
457-7.5 Delegation
457-8 Licensed practical nurse; qualifications; license; fees; title; existing licensed nurses; verification of licenses; eligibility
457-8.5 Advanced practice registered nurse; qualifications; recognition; endorsement; fees; eligibility
457-8.6 Prescriptive authority for advanced practice registered nurses
457-8.8 Advanced practice registered nurses; global signature authority
457-8.9 Advanced practice registered nurses; expedited partner therapy
457-9 Renewal of license; inactivation and reactivation of license; restoration of forfeited license
457-9.2 Continuing competency requirements; exemptions; extensions; records retention; audit
457-9.3 Learning activity options
457-9.5 Center for nursing fee
457-11 Nursing education programs
457-12 Discipline; grounds; proceedings; hearings
457-12.5 Discipline based on action taken in another state; conditions; prohibition on practice
457-13 Exceptions
457-14 Violations of chapter; penalties
457-15 Injunctive relief
457-16 Severability
457-17 Telehealth; privacy, security, and confidentiality

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 457

  • Advanced practice registered nurse: means a registered nurse who has met the qualifications for advanced practice registered nurse licensure set forth in this chapter and through rules of the board, which shall include educational requirements. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Beverage: means beer or other malt beverages, mineral waters, fruit juices, ades, and other similar noncarbonated drinks, soda water, and flavored carbonated drinks, in liquid form and intended for human consumption. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Board: means the state board of nursing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Competency: means the ability of a nurse to integrate knowledge, skills, judgment and personal attributes to practice safely and ethically in the professional nursing position and in accordance with the scope of nationally recognized nursing practices. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Continuing competency: means the long-term educational and professional process by which an individual undertakes and documents with verifiable evidence a personal learning plan that encompasses a periodic self-assessment of personal strengths and weaknesses as present in the individual's practice as a nurse as well as a commitment to furthering the individual's professional knowledge relating to the nursing field. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Dead body: means lifeless human body, or such parts of the human body, or the bones thereof, from the state of which it reasonably may be concluded that death recently occurred. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 338-1
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Director: means the director of the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Distant site: means the location of the nurse delivering services through telehealth at the time the services are provided. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • 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.
  • Licensure and discipline data: means identifying information that includes but is not limited to the licensee's name, address, social security number, date of birth, and nursing education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Litter: means rubbish, refuse, waste material, garbage, trash, offal, or any debris of whatever kind or description, whether or not it is of value, and includes improperly discarded paper, metal, plastic, glass, or solid waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Litter bag: means a bag, sack, or other container which is large enough to serve as a receptacle for litter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Litter receptacle: means any container approved by the director and made available for the depositing of wastes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Littering: means placing, throwing, or dropping litter on public or private property or in any public or private waters, except:

         (1)  In a place which is designated by the department or the county for the disposal of garbage and refuse;

         (2)  Into a litter receptacle; or

         (3)  Into a litter bag, provided that the bag is disposed of properly into a litter receptacle or in a place designated by the department or the county for disposal of garbage and refuse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • NCSBN: means the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nurse: means a person licensed under this chapter or a person who holds a license under the laws of another state or territory of the United States that is equivalent to a license under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Nursys: means an integrated process for collecting, storing, and sharing information on nurse licensure and enforcement activities related to nurse licensure laws that is administered by a nonprofit organization composed of and controlled by licensing boards. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • Originating site: means the location where the patient is located, whether accompanied or not by a health care provider, at the time services are provided by a nurse through telehealth, including but not limited to a nurse's or health care provider's office, hospital, health care facility, a patient's home, and other non-medical environments such as school-based health centers, university-based health centers, or the work location of a patient. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Public health statistics: includes the registration, preparation, transcription, collection, compilation, and preservation of data pertaining to births, adoptions, legitimations, deaths, fetal deaths, morbidity, marital status, and data incidental thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 338-1
  • Public place: means any area that is used or held out for use by the public whether owned or operated by public or private interests. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 339-1
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Telehealth: means the use of telecommunications as that term is defined in section 269-1, to encompass four modalities:  store and forward technologies, remote monitoring, live consultation, and mobile health; and which shall include but not be limited to real-time video conferencing-based communication, secure interactive and non-interactive web-based communication, and secure asynchronous information exchange, to transmit patient medical information, including diagnostic-quality digital images and laboratory results for medical interpretation and diagnosis, to support long-distance clinical health care while a patient is at an originating site and the nurse is at a distant site, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration, to the extent that it relates to nursing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 457-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.