90-1 North Carolina Medical Society incorporated
90-1.1 Definitions
90-2 Medical Board
90-3 Review Panel recommends certain Board members; criteria for recommendations
90-4 Board elects officers; quorum
90-5 Meetings of Board
90-5.1 Powers and duties of the Board
90-5.2 Board to collect and publish certain data
90-5.3 Reporting and publication of medical judgments, awards, payments, and settlements
90-7 Bond of secretary
90-8 Officers may administer oaths, and subpoena witnesses, records and other materials
90-8.1 Rules governing applicants for licensure
90-8.2 Appointment of subcommittees
90-9.1 Requirements for licensure as a physician under this Article
90-9.2 Requirements for graduates of foreign medical schools
90-9.3 Requirements for licensure as a physician assistant
90-9.4 Requirements for licensure as an anesthesiologist assistant
90-10.1 Examinations accepted by the Board
90-11 Criminal background checks
90-12.01 Limited license to practice in a medical education and training program
90-12.1A Limited volunteer license
90-12.1B Retired limited volunteer license
90-12.2A Special purpose license
90-12.3 Medical school faculty license
90-12.4 Physician assistant limited volunteer license
90-12.4B Physician Assistant retired limited volunteer license
90-12.5 Disasters and emergencies
90-12.7 Treatment of overdose with opioid antagonist; immunity
90-13.1 License fees
90-13.2 Registration every year with Board
90-13.3 Salaries, fees, expenses of the Board
90-14 Disciplinary Authority
90-14.1 Judicial review of Board’s decision denying issuance of a license
90-14.2 Hearing before disciplinary action
90-14.3 Service of notices
90-14.5 Use of hearing committee and depositions; appointment of hearing officers
90-14.6 Evidence admissible
90-14.7 Procedure where person fails to request or appear for hearing
90-14.8 Appeal from Board’s decision taking disciplinary action on a license
90-14.9 Appeal bond; stay of Board order
90-14.10 Scope of review
90-14.11 Appeal; appeal bond
90-14.12 Injunctions
90-14.13 Reports of disciplinary action by health care institutions; reports of professional liability insurance awards or settlements; immunity from liability
90-16 Self-reporting requirements; confidentiality of Board investigative information; cooperation with law enforcement; patient protection; Board to keep public records
90-18 Practicing without license; penalties
90-18.1 Limitations on physician assistants
90-18.2 Limitations on nurse practitioners
90-18.2A Physician assistants receiving, prescribing, or dispensing prescription drugs without charge or fee
90-18.3 Physical examination by nurse practitioners and physician assistants
90-18.4 Limitations on clinical pharmacist practitioners
90-18.5 Limitations on anesthesiologist assistants
90-18.6 Requirements for certain nicotine replacement therapy programs
90-18.7 Coordination of rules on pathological materials

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 90 > Article 1

  • 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.
  • arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • 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.
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • 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.
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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.
  • lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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 the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • testify: Answer questions in court.
  • testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3