Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 636.2897
Expedited certificate by endorsement.


The Board may issue a certificate by endorsement to treat a person diagnosed with glaucoma to an applicant who meets the requirements of this section.


An applicant for a certificate by endorsement must submit an application to the Executive Director in a form prescribed by the Board. The application must include the following information:


Proof satisfactory to the Board that the applicant:


Holds a valid and unrestricted certificate or other credential approved by the Board to engage in the treatment of a person with glaucoma issued in any state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or any other territory or possession of the United States which the Board has determined was issued in accordance with requirements that are substantially similar to those applicable to the issuance of a certificate to treat persons diagnosed with glaucoma in this State pursuant to NRS 636.2893; and


Has had no adverse actions reported to the National Practitioner Data Bank, or its successor organization, within the past 5 years;


An affidavit stating that the information set forth in the application and any accompanying material is true and correct; and


Any other information required by the Board.


Not later than 15 business days after receiving an application for a certificate by endorsement to treat a person diagnosed with glaucoma, the Executive Director shall provide a written notice to the applicant if any additional information is required to consider the application. Unless the application is denied for good cause, the Board shall approve the application and issue a certificate to treat a person diagnosed with glaucoma by endorsement within 45 days after receiving the application.

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