[§334D-2] Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
"Board" means the board of nursing.
"Chemically dependent" means a condition wherein a nurse's cognitive, interpersonal, or psychomotor skills are affected by the habitual or intemperate use of alcohol or drugs, or both.
"Diversion program" means a program administered by professionals to assist chemically dependent nurses in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes.
"Nurse" means a person who has been or is currently licensed under chapter 457.
"Peer assistance program" means a program administered by professionals for the purpose of assisting nurses who are chemically dependent in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring of progress, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes.
"Professional association" means a national or statewide association or committee of professionals, or a nonprofit organization operated in support of a professional association that is recognized by the board and designated to administer and monitor the diversion program. [L 1993, c 106, pt of §1]Section: Previous 334d-1 334d-2 334d-3 334d-4 334d-5 Next
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