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§ 296.
Definitions
As used in this subchapter:
(1)
Eligible entities
(2)
School of nursing
The term “school of nursing” means an accredited (as defined in paragraph 6) collegiate, associate degree, or diploma school of nursing in a State where graduates are—
(A)
authorized to sit for the National Council Licensure EXamination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX–RN); or
(B)
licensed registered nurses who will receive a graduate or equivalent degree or training to become an advanced education nurse as defined by section 296j(b) of this title.
(3)
Collegiate school of nursing
(4)
Associate degree school of nursing
(5)
Diploma school of nursing
(6)
Accredited
(A)
In general
(B)
New programs
(7)
Nonprofit
(8)
State
(9)
Ambulatory surgical center
(10)
Federally qualified health center
(11)
Health care facility
(12)
Home health agency
(13)
Hospice program
(14)
Rural health clinic
(15)
Skilled nursing facility
(16)
Accelerated nursing degree program
(17)
Bridge or degree completion program
(18)
Nurse managed health clinic
(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title VIII, § 801, as added Pub. L. 105–392, title I, § 123(4), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3562; amended Pub. L. 107–205, title I, § 101, Aug. 1, 2002, 116 Stat. 811; Pub. L. 111–148, title V, § 5002(c), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 591; Pub. L. 116–136, div. A, title III, § 3404(a)(1), Mar. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 391.)
cite as: 42 USC 296