Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 630.400
Unlawful acts; penalties.


1.

It is unlawful for any person to:

(a)

Present to the Board as his or her own the diploma, license or credentials of another;

(b)

Give either false or forged evidence of any kind to the Board;

(c)

Practice medicine, perfusion or respiratory care under a false or assumed name or falsely personate another licensee;

(d)

Except as otherwise provided by a specific statute, practice medicine, perfusion or respiratory care without being licensed under this chapter;

(e)

Hold himself or herself out as a perfusionist or use any other term indicating or implying that he or she is a perfusionist without being licensed by the Board;

(f)

Hold himself or herself out as a physician assistant or use any other term indicating or implying that he or she is a physician assistant without being licensed by the Board; or

(g)

Hold himself or herself out as a practitioner of respiratory care or use any other term indicating or implying that he or she is a practitioner of respiratory care without being licensed by the Board.

2.

Unless a greater penalty is provided pursuant to NRS 200.830 or 200.840, a person who violates any provision of subsection 1:

(a)

If no substantial bodily harm results, is guilty of a category D felony; or

(b)

If substantial bodily harm results, is guilty of a category C felony,
Ê and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

3.

In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, if the Board determines that a person has committed any act described in subsection 1, the Board may:

(a)

Issue and serve on the person an order to cease and desist until the person obtains from the Board the proper license or otherwise demonstrates that he or she is no longer in violation of subsection 1. An order to cease and desist must include a telephone number with which the person may contact the Board.

(b)

Issue a citation to the person. A citation issued pursuant to this paragraph must be in writing, describe with particularity the nature of the violation and inform the person of the provisions of this paragraph. Each activity in which the person is engaged constitutes a separate offense for which a separate citation may be issued. To appeal a citation, the person must submit a written request for a hearing to the Board not later than 30 days after the date of issuance of the citation.

(c)

Assess against the person an administrative fine of not more than $5,000.

(d)

Impose any combination of the penalties set forth in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c).
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