NRS 630.021
“Practice of respiratory care” defined.

“Practice of respiratory care” includes:


Therapeutic and diagnostic use of medical gases, humidity and aerosols and the maintenance of associated apparatus;


The administration of drugs and medications to the cardiopulmonary system;


The provision of ventilatory assistance and control;


Postural drainage and percussion, breathing exercises and other respiratory rehabilitation procedures;


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintenance of natural airways and the insertion and maintenance of artificial airways;


Carrying out the written orders of a physician, physician assistant, certified registered nurse anesthetist or an advanced practice registered nurse relating to respiratory care;


Techniques for testing to assist in diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and research related to respiratory care, including the measurement of ventilatory volumes, pressures and flows, collection of blood and other specimens, testing of pulmonary functions and hemodynamic and other related physiological monitoring of the cardiopulmonary system; and


Training relating to the practice of respiratory care.

Source: Section 630.021 — “Practice of respiratory care” defined., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-630.­html#NRS630Sec021.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 630.021’s source at nv​.us