NRS 652.210
Manipulation of persons for collection of specimens

  • authorized practices of technical personnel.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 126.121 and 652.186, no person other than a licensed physician, a licensed optometrist, a licensed practical nurse, a registered nurse, a perfusionist, a physician assistant licensed pursuant to chapter 630 or 633 of NRS, a certified advanced emergency medical technician, a certified paramedic, a practitioner of respiratory care licensed pursuant to chapter 630 of NRS, a licensed dentist or a registered pharmacist may manipulate a person for the collection of specimens. The persons described in this subsection may perform any laboratory test which is classified as a waived test pursuant to Subpart A of Part 493 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations without obtaining certification as an assistant in a medical laboratory pursuant to NRS 652.127.


The technical personnel of a laboratory may collect blood, remove stomach contents, perform certain diagnostic skin tests or field blood tests or collect material for smears and cultures.

Source: Section 652.210 — Manipulation of persons for collection of specimens; authorized practices of technical personnel., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-652.­html#NRS652Sec210.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 652.210’s source at nv​.us