Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 636.339
Summary suspension of licensee’s authority to prescribe, administer or dispense controlled substances; issuance of order; formal hearing and decision.


1.

If the Board determines from an investigation of a licensee that the health, safety or welfare of the public or any patient served by the licensee is at risk of imminent or continued harm because of the manner in which the licensee prescribed, administered, dispensed or used a controlled substance, the Board may summarily suspend the licensee’s authority to prescribe, administer or dispense a controlled substance listed in schedule III or IV pending a determination upon the conclusion of a hearing to consider a formal complaint against the licensee. An order of summary suspension may be issued only by the Board, the President of the Board, the presiding officer of an investigative committee convened by the Board to conduct the investigation or the member of the Board who conducted the investigation.

2.

If an order to summarily suspend a licensee’s authority to prescribe, administer or dispense a controlled substance listed in schedule III or IV is issued pursuant to subsection 1 by the presiding officer of an investigative committee of the Board or a member of the Board, that person shall not participate in any further proceedings of the Board relating to the order.

3.

If the Board, the presiding officer of an investigative committee of the Board or a member of the Board issues an order summarily suspending a licensee’s authority to prescribe, administer or dispense a controlled substance listed in schedule III or IV pursuant to subsection 1, the Board must hold a hearing to consider the formal complaint against the licensee. The Board must hold the hearing and render a decision concerning the formal complaint within 60 days after the date on which the order is issued, unless the Board and the licensee mutually agree to a longer period.
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Feb. 5, 2021