Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 636.227
Licensing by Board; application for license; notice to Board of changes regarding facility; regulations.


1.

The Board may grant a license to an accredited school or college of optometry to establish an extended clinical facility for the treatment of visual disorders and shall adopt reasonable regulations and establish procedures for such purpose. If a license is granted, it is effective only until February 28 of the next even-numbered year unless renewed by the Board upon payment of the fee for the renewal of the license established pursuant to NRS 636.143.

2.

An accredited school or college of optometry which desires to establish an extended clinical facility for the treatment of visual disorders in this State must apply to the Board for a license, and the application must contain the following information:

(a)

The name and address of the proposed facility;

(b)

The date when the school or college desires to commence operation of the facility;

(c)

A brief description of the facility and of the equipment which will be available for use there;

(d)

The kinds of optometric services to be rendered; and

(e)

The name and address of each instructor or clinician to be employed at the facility, his or her academic qualifications and any licenses which entitle the instructor or clinician to practice optometry in this or any other state.

3.

Every school or college of optometry which operates a licensed facility in this State shall notify the Board if the school or college changes its instructors or clinicians, the location of the facility or the content of a clinical program.

4.

Nothing in this section authorizes a licensed optometrist to engage in any acts which are beyond the scope of his or her license issued in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

5.

For the purposes of this section, “extended clinical facility for the treatment of visual disorders” means a clinical facility which renders optometric services and is operated by an accredited school or college of optometry, but which is located beyond the boundaries of the principal campus of the school or college.
RENEWAL OF LICENSES
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