Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.990
Staff and volunteers to complete training; requirements for training.


All staff and volunteers of a sterile hypodermic device program shall complete training which includes, without limitation, the following information:

1.

The policies and procedures of the program and relevant regulations, including, without limitation, emergency and safety policies and procedures;

2.

Legal and law enforcement issues and policies regarding hypodermic devices;

3.

Overdose prevention, recognition and response;

4.

The risk of blood-borne diseases that may result from the use of hypodermic devices;

5.

Methods for preventing the transmission or contraction of blood-borne diseases;

6.

The dangers of injecting drugs and the manner in which to access treatment;

7.

Information concerning the human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis virus and the prevention of the spread of these viruses;

8.

The safe disposal of hypodermic devices, including, without limitation, procedures concerning accidental needle sticks; and

9.

Cultural competency, including, without limitation, sensitivity to the needs of children, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, racial and ethnic minorities, women, sex workers and any other participant population.
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Nov. 12, 2019