Applicability of chapter.
1.This chapter does not apply to:
(a)A medical officer or perfusionist or practitioner of respiratory care of the Armed Forces or a medical officer or perfusionist or practitioner of respiratory care of any division or department of the United States in the discharge of his or her official duties, including, without limitation, providing medical care in a hospital in accordance with an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 449.2455;
(b)Physicians who are called into this State, other than on a regular basis, for consultation with or assistance to a physician licensed in this State, and who are legally qualified to practice in the state where they reside;
(c)Physicians who are legally qualified to practice in the state where they reside and come into this State on an irregular basis to:
(1)Obtain medical training approved by the Board from a physician who is licensed in this State; or
(2)Provide medical instruction or training approved by the Board to physicians licensed in this State;
(d)Physicians who are temporarily exempt from licensure pursuant to NRS 630.2665 and are practicing medicine within the scope of the exemption;
(e)Any person permitted to practice any other healing art under this title who does so within the scope of that authority, or healing by faith or Christian Science;
(f)The practice of respiratory care by a student as part of a program of study in respiratory care that is approved by the Board, or is recognized by a national organization which is approved by the Board to review such programs, if the student is enrolled in the program and provides respiratory care only under the supervision of a practitioner of respiratory care;
(g)The practice of respiratory care by a student who:
(1)Is enrolled in a clinical program of study in respiratory care which has been approved by the Board;
(2)Is employed by a medical facility, as defined in NRS 449.0151; and
(3)Provides respiratory care to patients who are not in a critical medical condition or, in an emergency, to patients who are in a critical medical condition and a practitioner of respiratory care is not immediately available to provide that care and the student is directed by a physician to provide respiratory care under the supervision of the physician until a practitioner of respiratory care is available;
(h)The practice of respiratory care by a person on himself or herself or gratuitous respiratory care provided to a friend or a member of a person’s family if the provider of the care does not represent himself or herself as a practitioner of respiratory care;
(i)A person who is employed by a physician and provides respiratory care or services as a perfusionist under the supervision of that physician;
(j)The maintenance of medical equipment for perfusion or respiratory care that is not attached to a patient; and
(k)A person who installs medical equipment for respiratory care that is used in the home and gives instructions regarding the use of that equipment if the person is trained to provide such services and is supervised by a provider of health care who is acting within the authorized scope of his or her practice.
2.This chapter does not repeal or affect any statute of Nevada regulating or affecting any other healing art.
3.This chapter does not prohibit:
(a)Gratuitous services outside of a medical school or medical facility by a person who is not a physician, perfusionist, physician assistant or practitioner of respiratory care in cases of emergency.
(b)The domestic administration of family remedies.
Section 630.047 — Applicability of chapter.,