Unauthorized practice prohibited
1.Except as otherwise provided in NRS 629.091, a person shall not practice occupational therapy, or represent that he or she is authorized to practice occupational therapy, in this state unless he or she holds a current license issued pursuant to this chapter. A person who violates the provisions of this subsection is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
2.In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, if the Board determines that a person has violated the provisions of subsection 1, the Board may:
(a)Issue and serve on the person an order to cease and desist until the person obtains from the Board the proper license or otherwise demonstrates that he or she is no longer in violation of subsection 1. An order to cease and desist must include a telephone number with which the person may contact the Board.
(b)Issue a citation to the person. A citation issued pursuant to this paragraph must be in writing, describe with particularity the nature of the violation and inform the person of the provisions of this paragraph. Each activity in which the person is engaged constitutes a separate offense for which a separate citation may be issued. To appeal a citation, the person must submit a written request for a hearing to the Board not later than 30 days after the date of issuance of the citation.
(c)Assess against the person an administrative fine of not more than $5,000.
(d)Impose any combination of the penalties set forth in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c).
Section 640A.230 — Unauthorized practice prohibited; penalties.,