Nev. Admin. Code § 637B.400 - Requirements for renewal of license; records; audits

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 of NAC 637B.403 and NAC 637B. 430, as a prerequisite for each renewal of a standard license or provisional license, a licensee must complete, during the annual period immediately preceding the renewal, at least 10 hours of continuing education approved by the Board that directly pertains to the profession in which he or she holds a license issued by the Board, including at least 1 hour of continuing education relating to ethics, cultural competence, cultural humility, culturally responsive practices or diversity, equity and inclusion. If the licensee is a dispensing audiologist, at least 3 of the 10 hours of continuing education must directly relate to the practice of fitting and dispensing hearing aids.
2. Legible copies of all receipts, records of attendance, certificates and any other evidence of a licensee's completion of a course of continuing education must be retained by the licensee and made available to the Board for inspection for not less than 3 years after the completion of the course.
3. The Board will conduct random audits of licensees to ensure compliance with the requirements of this section.
4. If a licensee completes more than the required number of hours of continuing education during one licensing period, the licensee is not allowed to credit the excess hours toward the required education for a subsequent period.
5. For the purposes of subsection 1, a course approved by the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies of the International Hearing Society, American Academy of Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Academy of Doctors of Audiology or Educational Audiology Association is deemed to be approved by the Board.


Nev. Admin. Code § 637B.400
Added to NAC by Bd. of Exam'rs for Audiology & Speech Path., eff. 7-1-82; A 12-10-84; 6-20-90; 11-15-95; R219-03, 9-16-2004; R034-13, 3-28-2014; A by R129-15, eff. 6/28/2016; A by R064-21A, eff. 6/13/2022

NRS 637B.132, 637B.191

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