Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 632.3415
Renewal of license as registered nurse: Duty of Board to require applicant to report receipt of training in treatment of mental and emotional trauma and willingness to respond during emergency or disaster; maintenance and provision of related lists of names by Board; failure of applicant to comply not ground for denial; confidentiality of information.


1.

The Board shall:

(a)

Require each applicant for the renewal of a license as a registered nurse to:

(1)

Report whether he or she has received training in the treatment of mental and emotional trauma immediately following an emergency or disaster, training in the short-term treatment of mental and emotional trauma or training in the long-term treatment of mental and emotional trauma; and

(2)

If the applicant has received training in the treatment of mental and emotional trauma immediately following an emergency or disaster, describe the training and indicate if he or she is willing to respond immediately should an emergency or disaster arise at any location in this State;

(b)

Maintain a list of each registered nurse and any training described in subparagraph (1) of paragraph (a) that the nurse has received and update the list at least annually to include information reported pursuant to paragraph (a) by licensees who renewed their license during the immediately preceding year;

(c)

Maintain a list of the names and contact information for registered nurses who indicate that they are willing to respond immediately should an emergency or disaster arise at any location in this State and whom the Board has determined have appropriate training to respond following an emergency or disaster; and

(d)

Provide the lists maintained pursuant to paragraphs (b) and (c) upon request to a governmental entity responding to a state of emergency or declaration of a disaster by the Governor or the Legislature pursuant to NRS 414.070.

2.

The Board shall not deny the renewal of a license as a registered nurse solely because the applicant has failed to comply with the requirements of paragraph (a) of subsection 1.

3.

Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (d) of subsection 1, any information obtained or maintained by the Board pursuant to this section is confidential.
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