3.As used in this act:
"Covered health care facility" means a general or special hospital or nursing home licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services pursuant to P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-1 et al.), a State or county psychiatric hospital, or a State developmental center.
"Health care worker" means an individual who is employed by a covered health care facility.
"Violence" or "violent act" means any physical assault, or any physical or credible verbal threat of assault or harm against a health care worker.