Nevada Mental Health

Sec. § 437.400
Grounds for disciplinary action.


1.

The Board may suspend or revoke a person’s license as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst or registration as a registered behavior technician, place the person on probation, require remediation for the person or take any other action specified by regulation if the Division finds by a preponderance of the evidence that the person has:

(a)

Been convicted of a felony relating to the practice of applied behavior analysis.

(b)

Been convicted of any crime or offense that reflects the inability of the person to practice applied behavior analysis with due regard for the health and safety of others.

(c)

Been convicted of violating any of the provisions of NRS 616D.200, 616D.220, 616D.240 or 616D.300 to 616D.440, inclusive.

(d)

Engaged in gross malpractice or repeated malpractice or gross negligence in the practice of applied behavior analysis.

(e)

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 437.060 and 437.070, aided or abetted practice as a behavior analyst, assistant behavior analyst or registered behavior technician by a person who is not licensed or registered, as applicable, pursuant to this chapter.

(f)

Made any fraudulent or untrue statement to the Division or the Board.

(g)

Violated a regulation adopted by the Board.

(h)

Had a license, certificate or registration to practice applied behavior analysis suspended or revoked or has had any other disciplinary action taken against the person by another state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia or a foreign country, if at least one of the grounds for discipline is the same or substantially equivalent to any ground contained in this chapter.

(i)

Failed to report to the Division within 30 days the revocation, suspension or surrender of, or any other disciplinary action taken against, a license, certificate or registration to practice applied behavior analysis issued to the person by another state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia or a foreign country.

(j)

Violated or attempted to violate, directly or indirectly, or assisted in or abetted the violation of or conspired to violate a provision of this chapter.

(k)

Performed or attempted to perform any professional service while impaired by alcohol or other substance or by a mental or physical illness, disorder or disease.

(l)

Engaged in sexual activity with a patient or client.

(m)

Been convicted of abuse or fraud in connection with any state or federal program which provides medical assistance.

(n)

Been convicted of submitting a false claim for payment to the insurer of a patient or client.

(o)

Operated a medical facility, as defined in NRS 449.0151, at any time during which:

(1)

The license of the facility was suspended or revoked; or

(2)

An act or omission occurred which resulted in the suspension or revocation of the license pursuant to NRS 449.160.
Ê This paragraph applies to an owner or other principal responsible for the operation of the facility.

2.

As used in this section, “preponderance of the evidence” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 233B.0375.
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