Chapter 1 Licensing of Nurses; Creation of Board; Education Programs

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 25 > Article 23 - Nurses

  • Advanced practice registered nurse: means :

    Indiana Code 25-23-1-1

  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • assessing health conditions: means the collection of data through means such as interviews, observation, and inspection for the purpose of:

    Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.1

  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Board: means the Indiana state board of nursing. See Indiana Code 25-23-1-1
  • certified registered nurse anesthetist: means a registered nurse who:

    Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.4

  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • forensic nurse: means a registered nurse licensed under section 11 of this chapter who meets the requirements of section 35 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.6
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • INSPECT program: means the Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking program established by IC § 25-1-13-4. See Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.5
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • licensed practical nurse: means a person who holds a valid license issued under this chapter or IC § 25-42 and who functions at the direction of:

    Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.2

  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • nursing diagnosis: means the identification of needs which are amenable to nursing regimen. See Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.1
  • nursing regimen: means preventive, restorative, maintenance, and promotion activities which include meeting or assisting with self-care needs, counseling, and teaching. See Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.1
  • practical nursing: means the performance of services commonly performed by practical nurses, including:

    Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.3

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • registered nurse: means a person who holds a valid license issued under this chapter or IC § 25-42 and who bears primary responsibility and accountability for nursing practices based on specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill derived from the principles of biological, physical, and behavioral sciences. See Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.1
  • registered nursing: means performance of services which include but are not limited to:

    Indiana Code 25-23-1-1.1

  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5