(2) “Department”, the Missouri department of health and senior services;
(3) “Director”, director of the Missouri department of health and senior services;
(4) “Eligible student”, a resident who has been accepted as a full-time student in a formal course of instruction
leading to an associate degree, a diploma, a bachelor of science, a master of science
in nursing (M.S.N.), a doctorate in nursing (Ph.D. or D.N.P.), or a student with a
master of science in nursing seeking a doctorate in education (Ed.D.), or leading
to the completion of educational requirements for a licensed practical nurse. The doctoral applicant may be a part-time student;
(5) “Participating school”, an institution within this state which is approved by the board for participation
in the professional and practical nursing student loan program established by sections 335.212 to 335.242, having a nursing department and offering a course of instruction based on nursing
theory and clinical nursing experience;
(6) “Qualified applicant”, an eligible student approved by the board for participation in the professional
and practical nursing student loan program established by sections 335.212 to 335.242;
(7) “Qualified employment”, employment on a full-time basis in Missouri in a position requiring licensure as
a licensed practical nurse or registered professional nurse in any hospital as defined
in section 197.020 or in any agency, institution, or organization located in an area of need as determined
by the department of health and senior services. Any forgiveness of such principal and interest for any qualified applicant engaged
in qualified employment on a less than full-time basis may be prorated to reflect
the amounts provided in this section;
(8) “Resident”, any person who has lived in this state for one or more years for any purpose other
than the attending of an educational institution located within this state.
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