Occupational and Professional Licensing Legislation - 2019 Session

How We Serve The Public

  • Vision - The Nevada Physical Therapy Board will be the leader in public protection, promotion of wellness, and access to care.
  • Mission - The Nevada Physical Therapy Board protects and promotes the health and safety of Nevadans by pursuing the highest quality of physical therapy practice through education, communication, licensing, legislation, regulation, and enforcement.
  • Duties of the Board:
    • Enforce the provisions of NRS 640 and regulations adopted by the Board;
    • Establish qualifications for minimal competency to grant or deny licensure of physical therapist and physical therapist assistants;
    • Verify credentials of applicants to license and renew, and regulate competency and quality by establishing, monitoring and enforcing qualifications for licensure.
    • Establish and monitor compliance with continuing competence requirements.
    • Investigate complaints received by the Board against any person licensed pursuant to NRS 640, or any unauthorized practice of physical therapy;
    • Prosecute disciplinary matters as needed.