Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 629.031
“Provider of health care” defined.


Except as otherwise provided by a specific statute:

1.

“Provider of health care” means:

(a)

A physician licensed pursuant to chapter 630, 630A or 633 of NRS;

(b)

A physician assistant;

(c)

A dentist;

(d)

A licensed nurse;

(e)

A person who holds a license as an attendant or who is certified as an emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician or paramedic pursuant to chapter 450B of NRS;

(f)

A dispensing optician;

(g)

An optometrist;

(h)

A speech-language pathologist;

(i)

An audiologist;

(j)

A practitioner of respiratory care;

(k)

A licensed physical therapist;

(l)

An occupational therapist;

(m)

A podiatric physician;

(n)

A licensed psychologist;

(o)

A licensed marriage and family therapist;

(p)

A licensed clinical professional counselor;

(q)

A music therapist;

(r)

A chiropractor;

(s)

An athletic trainer;

(t)

A perfusionist;

(u)

A doctor of Oriental medicine in any form;

(v)

A medical laboratory director or technician;

(w)

A pharmacist;

(x)

A licensed dietitian;

(y)

An associate in social work, a social worker, an independent social worker or a clinical social worker licensed pursuant to chapter 641B of NRS;

(z)

An alcohol and drug counselor or a problem gambling counselor who is certified pursuant to chapter 641C of NRS;

(aa)

An alcohol and drug counselor or a clinical alcohol and drug counselor who is licensed pursuant to chapter 641C of NRS; or

(bb)

A medical facility as the employer of any person specified in this subsection.

2.

For the purposes of NRS 629.400 to 629.490, inclusive, the term includes:

(a)

A person who holds a license or certificate issued pursuant to chapter 631 of NRS; and

(b)

A person who holds a current license or certificate to practice his or her respective discipline pursuant to the applicable provisions of law of another state or territory of the United States.
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