§ 152.1 Definitions
§ 152.2 Executive director
§ 152.3 Director’s duties.
§ 152.4 Appropriations
§ 152.5 Education programs
§ 152.5A Student record checks
§ 152.6 Licenses — professional abbreviations.
§ 152.7 Applicant qualifications
§ 152.8 Reciprocity
§ 152.9 Temporary license
§ 152.9A Limited nursing authorization
§ 152.10 License revocation or suspension
§ 152.11 Investigators for nurses
§ 152.12 Examination information

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 152 - Nursing

  • Advanced registered nurse practitioner: means a person who is currently licensed as a registered nurse under this chapter or chapter 152E who is licensed by the board of nursing as an advanced registered nurse practitioner. See Iowa Code 152.1
  • Board: means the board of nursing, created under chapter 147. See Iowa Code 152.1
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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.
  • nursing diagnosis: means to identify and use discriminatory judgment concerning physical and psychosocial signs and symptoms essential to determining effective nursing intervention. See Iowa Code 152.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Physician: means a person licensed in this state to practice medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, or a person licensed in this state to practice dentistry or podiatry when acting within the scope of the license. See Iowa Code 152.1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • practice of nursing: means the practice of a registered nurse, a licensed practical nurse, or an advanced registered nurse practitioner. See Iowa Code 152.1
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1