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§ 1102. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 25. Nursing Home Administrators License Act (Refs & Annos)
63 P.S. § 1102
§ 1102. Definitions
As used in this act:
(1) “Board” means the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, a departmental administrative board in the Department of State.
(2) “Nursing home administrator” means any individual who is charged with the general administration of a nursing home whether or not such individual has an ownership interest in such home and whether or not his functions and duties are shared with one or more other individuals.
(3) “Nursing home” means any institution or facility in which nursing care and related medical or other health services are provided for a period exceeding twenty-four hours, for two or more individuals, who are not relatives of the administrator who are not acutely ill and not in need of hospitalization, but who, because of age, illness, disease, injury, convalescence or physical or medical infirmity need such care.
(4) “Examiner” means a member of the board.
(5) “Secretary” means the secretary of the board.
(6) “Provisional license” is a temporary license issued to a provisional nursing home administrator.
(7) “Provisional nursing home administrator” means an individual who has been licensed as such.
(8) “Practice of nursing home administration” means the planning, organizing, directing and control of the operation of a nursing home.


1970, June 22, P.L. 378, No. 122, § 2.
63 P.S. § 1102, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1102
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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