Nev. Admin. Code § 440.180 - Death not attended

1. If the deceased had been under the care of a physician or advanced practice registered nurse under the conditions set forth in subsection 1 of NAC 440.170, but the cause of death was unrelated to the purpose for which the deceased consulted the physician or advanced practice registered nurse, as applicable, the death shall not be considered to have been attended and must be referred to the county coroner or medical examiner for review.
2. If, upon review, the coroner or medical examiner determines in accordance with NAC 440.170 that the death was related to the purpose for which the deceased consulted the physician or advanced practice registered nurse, the coroner or medical examiner shall relinquish jurisdiction of the death to the physician or advanced practice registered nurse in attendance of the death. That physician or advanced practice registered nurse shall determine the cause of death and sign the death certificate.

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Nev. Admin. Code § 440.180
Bd. of Health, Births and Deaths Art. 8 §§ 8.2 & 8.2.1, eff. 7-3-76-NAC A by R045-99, 9-27-99; A by R066-16A, eff. 11/2/2016; A by R150-18A, eff. 1/30/2019; A by R111-22A, eff. 7/26/2023

NRS 440.120

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