Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 636.022
“Prescription” defined.

“Prescription” means:


An order given individually for the person for whom prescribed, directly from a licensed optometrist who is certified to prescribe and administer pharmaceutical agents pursuant to NRS 636.288, or his or her agent, to a pharmacist or indirectly by means of an order signed by the licensed optometrist or an electronic transmission from the licensed optometrist to a pharmacist; or


A written direction from a licensed optometrist to:


Prepare an ophthalmic lens for a patient; or


Dispense a prepackaged contact lens that does not require any adjustment, modification or fitting.

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Feb. 5, 2021