Nev. Admin. Code § 632.170 - Qualifications for license or certificate without examination

Current through March 28, 2022

To be licensed without examination:

1. An applicant for a license to practice as a registered nurse must:
(a) Have completed a course of study in an accredited school of professional nursing. If the applicant graduated on or after January 1, 1952, he or she must have theory and clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing, maternal and child health nursing, and mental health and psychiatric nursing.
(b) Submit to the Board:
(1) A completed application;
(2) A complete set of his or her fingerprints or two completed fingerprint cards; and
(3) The appropriate fee.
2. An applicant for a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse must:
(a) Have graduated from high school or passed the general educational development test.
(b) Have completed a course of study in an accredited school of practical or vocational nursing. If the applicant graduated on or after January 1, 1952, he or she must have theory and clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing and maternal-child nursing, including mental health concepts.
(c) Hold a current license in good standing from another state or country which was issued by a recognized legal agency.
(d) Submit to the Board:
(1) A completed application;
(2) A complete set of his or her fingerprints or two completed fingerprint cards; and
(3) The appropriate fee.
3. An applicant for certification to practice as a nursing assistant or a medication aide - certified must:
(a) Submit to the Board a completed application accompanied by a complete set of his or her fingerprints or two completed fingerprint cards; and
(b) Request and confirm receipt by the Board of verification from the appropriate agency that he or she holds a current certificate to practice as a nursing assistant or a medication aide - certified, as applicable.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 632.170
Bd. of Nursing, part p. 1, eff. 10-4-63; A pp. 1 & 2, 7-1-65; A and numbered as § II subsec. B par. 1, 7-11-69 & § II subsec. B par. 1, 11-26-69; A 7-10-75; 12-20-79-NAC A 3-26-90; 7-16-92; 11-19-93; 6-21-94; R029-97, 1-26-98; R081-06, 6-28-2006; R196-07, 4-17-2008; R112-11, 2-15-2012

NRS 632.120, 632.140, 632.160, 632.270, 632.280, 632.2852, 632.292

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