Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 636.2881
Training required for certain optometrists relating to persons with substance use and other addictive disorders and prescribing of opioids; regulations.


The Board shall, by regulation, require each optometrist who is certified to administer and prescribe pharmaceutical agents pursuant to NRS 636.288 and who is registered to dispense controlled substances pursuant to NRS 453.231 to complete at least 2 hours of training relating specifically to persons with substance use and other addictive disorders and the prescribing of opioids during each period of licensure. Any licensee may use such training to satisfy 2 hours of any continuing education requirement established by the Board.
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