2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
45:9-27.11 - Definitions
2. As used in this act:
"Approved program" means an education program for physician assistants which is approved by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or its successor.
"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 this act.
"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 person who holds a current, valid license issued pursuant to section 4 of this act.
"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.
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