Wis. Admin. Code Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System § UWS 24.02 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

In this chapter:

(1g) "Board of Regents" means the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
(1r) "Dental health shortage area" has the meaning contained in s. 36.61(1) (ag), Stats.
(2) "Dental hygienist" has the meaning contained in s. 36.61(1) (aj), Stats.
(4) "Educational loan" means a health education assistance loan, a plus loan, a national direct student loan, a stafford loan, a health professions student loan, a supplemental loan for students, a guaranteed student loan from a state education financial aid office, a university sponsored student loan, a trust fund loan, a scholastic loan, a foundation loan or any other loan that the Board of Regents determines is exclusively for educational purposes, and that was obtained by the health care provider from a public or private lending institution for education related to the health care provider's field of practice.
(5) "Eligible practice area" has the meaning contained in s. 36.61(1) (am), Stats.
(6) "Health care provider" has the meaning contained in s. 36.61(1) (b), Stats.
(7) "Nurse-midwife" means a person who practices nurse-midwifery in accordance with s. 441.15, Stats.
(8) "Nurse practitioner" means a person who meets the requirements of s. 632.895(8) (a) 3, Stats., or who is licensed as a registered nurse under ch. 441, Stats., or the laws of another state and who satisfies any of the following:
(a) Is certified as a primary care nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist by the american nurses' credentialing center, the national certification corporation, the national certification board of pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses, the american academy of nurse practitioners, or by another certifying body approved by the american board of nursing specialties.
(b) Has completed an educational program approved by one of the certifying bodies listed in par. (a) and who is eligible, or who upon completion of the minimum time-in-practice requirement will be eligible, to take the professional certification examination as an advanced practice nurse.
(9) "Physician assistant" has the meaning contained in s. 448.01(6), Stats.
(10) "Primary care" means basic health care services including general assessment, treatment, and management of common acute and chronic medical conditions, health promotion and disease prevention, and prenatal care and delivery services.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System § UWS 24.02
Cr. Register, June, 1998, No. 510, eff. 6-1-98; CR 01-157: renum. (1) to (8) to be (3) to (10), cr. (1) and (2), Register, June 2002 No. 558, eff. 7-1-02; correction in (1g), (1r), (2), (4), (5), (6) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 6, 7., Stats., (1), (3) renumbered to be (1r), (1g) under s. 13.92(4) (b) 1, Stats., Register October 2011 No. 670. Amended by, 2015 Wis. Act 330 s. 20: am. (1g), (4) Register April 2016 No. 724, eff.5/1/2016

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