Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 632.316
Exemptions from provisions requiring licensure.


NRS 632.315. [Effective through December 31, 2019.] The provisions of NRS 632.315 do not prohibit:

1.

Gratuitous nursing by friends or by members of the family of a patient.

2.

The incidental care of the sick by domestic servants or persons primarily employed as housekeepers as long as they do not practice nursing within the meaning of this chapter.

3.

Nursing assistance in the case of an emergency.

4.

The practice of nursing by students enrolled in accredited schools of nursing or by graduates of those schools or courses pending the results of the first licensing examination scheduled by the Board following graduation. A student or graduate may not work as a nursing assistant unless the student or graduate is certified to practice as a nursing assistant pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

5.

The practice of nursing in this State by any legally qualified nurse or nursing assistant of another state whose engagement requires the nurse or nursing assistant to accompany and care for a patient temporarily residing in this State during the period of one such engagement, not to exceed 6 months, if the person does not represent or hold himself or herself out as a nurse licensed to practice in this State or as a nursing assistant who holds a certificate to practice in this State.

6.

The practice of any legally qualified nurse of another state who is employed by the United States Government, or any bureau, division or agency thereof, while in the discharge of his or her official duties in this State, including, without limitation, providing medical care in a hospital in accordance with an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 449.2455.

7.

Nonmedical nursing for the care of the sick, with or without compensation, if done by the adherents of, or in connection with, the practice of the religious tenets of any well-recognized church or religious denomination, if that nursing does not amount to the practice of practical or professional nursing as defined in NRS 632.017 and 632.018, respectively.

8.

A personal assistant from performing services for a person with a disability pursuant to NRS 629.091.

9.

A natural person from providing community-based living arrangement services if:

(a)

That person has been issued a certificate pursuant to NRS 433.601 to 433.621, inclusive, and the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 433.609; or

(b)

That person is employed or retained as an independent contractor by a partnership, firm, corporation or association, state or local government or agency thereof that has been issued a certificate pursuant to NRS 433.601 to 433.621, inclusive, and the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 433.609.
Ê As used in this subsection, “community-based living arrangement services” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 433.605.

10.

A natural person from providing supported living arrangement services if:

(a)

That person has been issued a certificate pursuant to NRS 435.3305 to 435.339, inclusive, and the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 435.3305 to 435.339, inclusive; or

(b)

That person is employed or retained as an independent contractor by a partnership, firm, corporation or association, state or local government or agency thereof that has been issued a certificate pursuant to NRS 435.3305 to 435.339, inclusive, and the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 435.3305 to 435.339, inclusive.
Ê As used in this subsection, “supported living arrangement services” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 435.3315.
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