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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 6HEALTH EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND RESEARCH FUNDS
SUBCHAPTER DTEXAS HOSPITAL-BASED NURSING EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM
RULE §6.82Definitions

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

  (1) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (2) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education.

  (3) Hospital--A health care facility that provides in-patient services in the state, that is in good standing with all regulators and accreditation bodies, and that is not owned, maintained, or operated by the federal or state government or an agency of the federal or state government.

  (4) Hospital-based nursing education partnership--A partnership that:

    (A) consists of one or more hospitals in this state that are not owned, maintained, or operated by the federal or state government or an agency of the federal or state government and one or more nursing education programs in this state; and

    (B) serves to increase the number of students enrolled in and graduating from one or more degree programs as a result of the partnership.

  (5) Nursing Education Program--Refers to an undergraduate or graduate professional nursing education program as defined in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of this paragraph:

    (A) Undergraduate professional nursing program--A public or private educational program for preparing students for initial licensure as registered nurses.

    (B) Graduate professional nursing program--An educational program of a public or private institution of higher education that prepares students for a master's or doctoral degree in nursing.


Source Note: The provisions of this §6.82 adopted to be effective November 28, 2007, 32 TexReg 8492; amended to be effective December 3, 2009, 34 TexReg 8513

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