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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 6HEALTH EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND RESEARCH FUNDS
SUBCHAPTER ETEXAS EMERGENCY AND TRAUMA CARE EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
RULE §6.93Definitions

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) Graduate medical education program--A nationally-accredited post-medical degree (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) program that prepares physicians for the independent practice of medicine in a specific specialty area, also referred to as residency training. The term also applies to the period of didactic and clinical education in a medical subspecialty which follows the completion of education in a recognized medical specialty, and which prepares physicians for the independent practice of medicine in that subspecialty.

  (4) 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, as defined in Texas Education Code, §54.221.

  (5) Hospital--A Texas health care facility, as defined in Texas Health and Safety Code, §241.003, and includes a hospital owned, maintained, or operated by the state, but does not include a facility that is owned, maintained, or operated by the federal government or an agency of the federal government.

  (6) Medical school--A public or independent medical institution that awards the doctor of medicine (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) degree, as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.501(1).


Source Note: The provisions of this §6.93 adopted to be effective February 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 1326

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