12 Va. Admin. Code § 5-510-5 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Approved nurse education program" means an approved educational program pursuant to Chapter 30 (§ 54.1-3000 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

"Board" or "Board of Health" means the State Board of Health.

"Commissioner" means the State Health Commissioner.

"Continuous" means no breaks in service greater than a period of six weeks.

"Department" means the Virginia Department of Health.

"Full-time" means at least 32 hours per week for 45 weeks per year.

"Interest" means the legal rate of interest pursuant to § 6.2-302 of the Code of Virginia.

"Licensed practical nurse" or "LPN" means a person who is licensed or holds a multistate licensure privilege under the provisions of Chapter 30 (§ 54.1-3000 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia to practice practical nursing, as defined in § 54.1-3000 of the Code of Virginia.

"Penalty" means twice the amount of all monetary payments to the scholarship participant, less any service obligation completed.

"Recipient" or "participant" means an eligible LPN or RN of an approved nurse education program who enters into a contract with the commissioner and participates in the scholarship program.

"Registered nurse" or "RN" means a person who is licensed or holds a multistate licensure privilege under the provisions Chapter 30 (§ 54.1-3000 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia to practice professional nursing, as defined in § 54.1-3000 of the Code of Virginia.

Notes

12 Va. Admin. Code § 5-510-5
Derived From Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 10, eff. 2/12/2016.

Statutory Authority: § 32.1-122.6:01 of the Code of Virginia.

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