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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-27.11: Definitions.

          2. As used in this act:

"Accredited program" means an education program for physician assistants which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant or its predecessor or successor agency.

"Board" means the State Board of Medical Examiners created pursuant to R.S.45:9-1.

"Committee" means the Physician Assistant Advisory Committee established pursuant to section 11 of P.L.1991, c.378 (C.45:9-27.20).

"Director" means the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs.

"Health care facility" means a health care facility as defined in section 2 of P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-2).

"Institution" means any of the charitable, hospital, relief and training institutions, noninstitutional agencies, and correctional institutions enumerated in R.S.30:1-7.

"Physician assistant" means a health professional who meets the qualifications under P.L.1991, c.378 (C.45:9-27.10 et seq.) and holds a current, valid license issued pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1991, c.378 (C.45:9-27.13).

"Physician" means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery pursuant to chapter 9 of Title 45 of the Revised Statutes.

"Veterans' home" means the New Jersey Veterans' Memorial Home - Menlo Park, the New Jersey Veterans' Memorial Home - Vineland, and the New Jersey Veterans' Memorial Home - Paramus.

L.1991, c.378, s.2; amended 1992, c.102, s.1; 2015, c.224, s.1.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2016-02-03 09:12:52.

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