Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 632.2385
Advanced practice registered nurse: Inquiry into and documentation of veteran status of new adult patients; provision of contact information for Department of Veterans Services; authority of Board to ask applicant for renewal regarding performance of such actions.


1.

An advanced practice registered nurse may:

(a)

Ask each new patient who is 18 years of age or older if he or she is a veteran and document the response in the medical record of the patient; and

(b)

Provide the contact information for the Department of Veterans Services to any such patient who indicates that he or she is a veteran.

2.

The Board may ask each applicant for the renewal of a license as an advanced practice registered nurse if the applicant performs the actions described in subsection 1. If such a question is asked, the Board must allow the applicant to refuse to answer.

3.

As used in this section, “veteran” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 417.125.
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