Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 632.120
Duties; regulations; additional fees.


1.

The Board shall:

(a)

Adopt regulations establishing reasonable standards:

(1)

For the denial, renewal, suspension and revocation of, and the placement of conditions, limitations and restrictions upon, a license to practice professional or practical nursing or a certificate to practice as a nursing assistant or medication aide - certified.

(2)

Of professional conduct for the practice of nursing.

(3)

For prescribing and dispensing controlled substances and dangerous drugs in accordance with applicable statutes.

(4)

For the psychiatric training and experience necessary for an advanced practice registered nurse to be authorized to make the diagnoses, evaluations and examinations described in NRS 433A.160, 433A.240, 433A.430, 484C.300, 484C.320, 484C.330, 484C.340 and 484C.350 and the certifications described in NRS 433A.170, 433A.195 and 433A.200.

(b)

Prepare and administer examinations for the issuance of a license or certificate under this chapter.

(c)

Investigate and determine the eligibility of an applicant for a license or certificate under this chapter.

(d)

Carry out and enforce the provisions of this chapter and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

2.

The Board may adopt regulations establishing reasonable:

(a)

Qualifications for the issuance of a license or certificate under this chapter.

(b)

Standards for the continuing professional competence of licensees or holders of a certificate. The Board may evaluate licensees or holders of a certificate periodically for compliance with those standards.

3.

The Board may adopt regulations establishing a schedule of reasonable fees and charges, in addition to those set forth in NRS 632.345, for:

(a)

Investigating licensees or holders of a certificate and applicants for a license or certificate under this chapter;

(b)

Evaluating the professional competence of licensees or holders of a certificate;

(c)

Conducting hearings pursuant to this chapter;

(d)

Duplicating and verifying records of the Board; and

(e)

Surveying, evaluating and approving schools of practical nursing, and schools and courses of professional nursing,
Ê and collect the fees established pursuant to this subsection.

4.

For the purposes of this chapter, the Board shall, by regulation, define the term “in the process of obtaining accreditation.”

5.

The Board may adopt such other regulations, not inconsistent with state or federal law, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter relating to nursing assistant trainees, nursing assistants and medication aides - certified.

6.

The Board may adopt such other regulations, not inconsistent with state or federal law, as are necessary to enable it to administer the provisions of this chapter.
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