Occ. Code Section 301.401
(1)“Conduct subject to reporting” means conduct by a nurse that:
(A)violates this chapter or a board rule and contributed to the death or serious injury of a patient;
(B)causes a person to suspect that the nurse’s practice is impaired by chemical dependency or drug or alcohol abuse;
(C)constitutes abuse, exploitation, fraud, or a violation of professional boundaries; or
(D)indicates that the nurse lacks knowledge, skill, judgment, or conscientiousness to such an extent that the nurse’s continued practice of nursing could reasonably be expected to pose a risk of harm to a patient or another person, regardless of whether the conduct consists of a single incident or a pattern of behavior.
(2)“Minor incident” means conduct by a nurse that does not indicate that the nurse’s continued practice poses a risk of harm to a patient or another person. This term is synonymous with “minor error” or “minor violation of this chapter or board rule.”
(3)“Nursing educational program” means an educational program that is considered approved by the board that may lead to an initial license as a registered nurse or vocational nurse.
(4)“Nursing student” means an individual who is enrolled in a nursing educational program.
Section 301.401 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.301.htm#301.401 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).