Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 632.2852
Qualifications of applicant for certificate; certification by examination or by endorsement; issuance of certificate.


1.

An applicant for a certificate to practice as a nursing assistant must submit to the Board written evidence under oath that the applicant:

(a)

Is of good moral character;

(b)

Is in good physical and mental health;

(c)

Is at least 16 years of age; and

(d)

Meets such other reasonable requirements as the Board prescribes.

2.

An applicant may be certified by examination if the applicant:

(a)

Submits a completed written application and the fee required by this chapter;

(b)

Completes a training program approved by the Board and supplies a certificate of completion from the program;

(c)

Passes the certification examination approved by the Board; and

(d)

Has not committed any acts which would be grounds for disciplinary action if committed by a nursing assistant, unless the Board determines that sufficient restitution has been made or the act was not substantially related to nursing.

3.

An applicant who is licensed or certified as a nursing assistant in another state may be certified by endorsement if the applicant:

(a)

Submits a completed written application and the fee required by this chapter;

(b)

Submits proof of successful completion of a training program approved by the appropriate agency of another state;

(c)

Has passed a certification examination approved by the Board to be equivalent to the examination required in this State; and

(d)

Has not committed any acts which would be grounds for disciplinary action if committed by a nursing assistant, unless the Board determines that sufficient restitution has been made or the act was not substantially related to nursing.

4.

The Board shall issue a certificate to practice as a nursing assistant to each applicant who meets the requirements of this section.
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