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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. 453C.100(3)

Summary Title

Scope of Practice: Law Enforcement or Emergency Medical Technicians Use of Opioid Antagonist

Summary

A law enforcement officer, acting in good faith, or emergency medical technician can possess and administer an opioid antagonist to a person believed to be suffering from an opioid related overdose.

Full Title

Authorization to prescribe, dispense and administer opioid antagonist; immunity from liability and professional discipline

Full Text

3. Notwithstanding any other provision of law: (a) Any person, including, without limitation, a law enforcement officer, acting in good faith, may possess and administer an opioid antagonist to another person whom he or she reasonably believes to be experiencing an opioid-related drug overdose. (b) An emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician or paramedic, as defined in chapter 450B of NRS, is authorized to administer an opioid antagonist as clinically indicated.