§ 335.011 Short title
§ 335.016 Definitions
§ 335.017 Intravenous fluids, administration requirements for practical nurses
§ 335.019 Certificate of controlled substance prescriptive authority, issued when
§ 335.021 Board of nursing — members’ qualifications, appointments, how made.
§ 335.026 Oath of office, removal from board, when — meetings, when held, quorum — …
§ 335.031 Immunity of board members performing official duties
§ 335.036 Duties of board — fees set, how — fund, source, use, funds transferred …
§ 335.046 License, application for — qualifications for, fee — hearing on denial of …
§ 335.051 Reciprocity — license without examination, temporary license, when.
§ 335.056 Renewal of license, when due, fee — unlicensed practice prohibited.
§ 335.061 Reinstatement of license, when — inactive status, board may provide for.
§ 335.066 Denial, revocation, or suspension of license, grounds for, civil immunity ..
§ 335.067 Intervention programs may be established by the board — purpose of program …
§ 335.068 Complaints to be sealed records, when
§ 335.071 Nursing schools, standards for approval, fees — noncompliance, effect of.
§ 335.075 Verification of licensure prior to hiring
§ 335.076 Titles, R.N., L.P.N., and APRN, who may use
§ 335.081 Exempted practices and practitioners
§ 335.086 Use of fraudulent credentials prohibited
§ 335.096 Penalty for violation
§ 335.097 Board of nursing, powers, enforcement
§ 335.099 Licensed practical nurse, additional authorized acts
§ 335.175 Utilization of telehealth by nurses established — rulemaking authority.
§ 335.200 Nurse education incentive grants — definitions.
§ 335.203 Nursing education incentive program established — grants authorized, limit, …
§ 335.212 Definitions
§ 335.215 Department of health and senior services to administer programs — advisory …
§ 335.218 Nurse loan repayment fund established — administration.
§ 335.221 Education surcharge, amount, deposit in nursing student loan and nurse loan ..
§ 335.224 Contracts for repayment of loans
§ 335.227 Eligibility for loan
§ 335.230 Financial assistance, amount
§ 335.233 Schedule for repayment of loan — interest, amount.
§ 335.236 Repayment of loan — when.
§ 335.239 Deferral of repayment of loans — when.
§ 335.242 Action to recover loans due
§ 335.245 Definitions
§ 335.248 Department of health and senior services to administer program — rules and …
§ 335.251 Loan repayment contract — qualified employment — recovery of amounts due.
§ 335.254 Law not to require certain contracts
§ 335.257 Verification of qualified employment
§ 335.360 Findings and declaration of purpose
§ 335.365 Definitions
§ 335.370 General provisions and jurisdiction
§ 335.375 Applications for licensure in a party state
§ 335.380 Additional authorities invested in party state licensing boards
§ 335.385 Coordinated licensure information system and exchange of information
§ 335.390 Establishment of the interstate commission of nurse licensure compact ..
§ 335.395 Rulemaking
§ 335.400 Oversight, dispute resolution and enforcement
§ 335.405 Effective date, withdrawal and amendment
§ 335.410 Construction and severability
§ 335.415 Head of the nurse licensing board defined
§ 335.420 Contingent effective date

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 335 - Nurses

  • Accredited: the official authorization or status granted by an agency for a program through a voluntary process. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Advanced practice registered nurse: a nurse who has education beyond the basic nursing education and is certified by a nationally recognized professional organization as a certified nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, certified registered nurse anesthetist, or a certified clinical nurse specialist. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • Approval: official recognition of nursing education programs which meet standards established by the board of nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Certified clinical nurse specialist: a registered nurse who is currently certified as a clinical nurse specialist by a nationally recognized certifying board approved by the board of nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Certified nurse midwife: a registered nurse who is currently certified as a nurse midwife by the American College of Nurse Midwives, or other nationally recognized certifying body approved by the board of nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Certified nurse practitioner: a registered nurse who is currently certified as a nurse practitioner by a nationally recognized certifying body approved by the board of nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetist: a registered nurse who is currently certified as a nurse anesthetist by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists, the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists, or other nationally recognized certifying body approved by the board of nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • direction: shall mean guidance or supervision provided by a person licensed by a state regulatory board to prescribe medications and treatments or a registered professional nurse, including, but not limited to, oral, written, or otherwise communicated orders or directives for patient care. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Executive director: a qualified individual employed by the board as executive secretary or otherwise to administer the provisions of this chapter under the board's direction. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Incompetent: if used in a section in a context relating to actual occupational ability without reference to a court adjudication of incompetency, means the actual ability of a person to perform in that occupation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Lapsed license status: as defined by rule under section Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensure: the issuing of a license to practice professional or practical nursing to candidates who have met the specified requirements and the recording of the names of those persons as holders of a license to practice professional or practical nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • practical nurse: a person licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter to engage in the practice of practical nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Practical nursing: the performance for compensation of selected acts for the promotion of health and in the care of persons who are ill, injured, or experiencing alterations in normal health processes. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • 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.
  • Professional nursing: the performance for compensation of any act which requires substantial specialized education, judgment and skill based on knowledge and application of principles derived from the biological, physical, social and nursing sciences, including, but not limited to:

     (a)  Responsibility for the teaching of health care and the prevention of illness to the patient and his or her family. See Missouri Laws 335.016

  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • registered nurse: a person licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter to engage in the practice of professional nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • state board: the state board of nursing. See Missouri Laws 335.016
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • voter: is used in the laws of this state it shall mean registered voter, or legal voter. See Missouri Laws 1.035