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     23A-50-1.   Definitions. Terms used in this chapter and §§ 23A-10A-17, 23A-46-1, and 24-11-55 to 24-11-59, inclusive, mean:
             (1)      "Mental health response team," a support team tasked with finding viable community resources to help persons with severe mental illness involved in the court system;
             (2)      "Mental health screening tool," a brief, routine process using a standardized instrument that has been validated with offender populations to identify indicators of mental health issues that is used to determine a need for further mental health assessment or evaluation;
             (3)      "Oversight council," the council established by § 23A-50-12;
             (4)      "Performance measure," a metric that captures performance on critical variables central to accomplishing the mission and goals within this chapter;
             (5)      "Psychiatric certification," a credential obtained by passing the psychiatric-mental health nursing board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center;
             (6)      "Telehealth," a mode of delivering healthcare services that utilizes information and communication technologies to enable the diagnosis, consultation, treatment, education, care management, and self-management of patients at a distance from health care providers.

Source: SL 2017, ch 109, § 1.


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