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Health Professions 

 

Nebraska has enacted laws regulating over 42 different health professions such as nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and paramedics. These laws answer questions such as how old an individual must be to practice, what activities they can perform, and what license renewal requirements are. Although some health professions have similar titles, they can have varying levels of training and education which necessitate different rules on their scope of practice. For example, nurse practitioners must earn a master’s degree or higher, whereas a registered nurse requires an associate or bachelor’s degree.

The health professions datasets for Nebraska address issues such as scope of practice, continuing competency, minimum age, renewal requirements, exceptions to licensure, supervision, and others. To learn more about the laws that govern these issues for each profession, click the title below:

• Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians • Nail Technicians
• Alcohol and Drug Counselors • Nurse Anesthetists
• Athletic Trainers • Nurse Midwives
• Audiologists • Nurse Practitioners
• Body Artists • Nursing Home Administrators
• Child Care Providers • Occupational Therapists
• Chiropractors • Optometrists
• Clinical Nurse Specialists • Paramedics
• Cosmetologists • Pharmacists
• Dental Hygienists • Physical Therapists
• Dentists • Physician Assistants
• Electrologists • Physicians
• Emergency Medical Responders • Podiatrists
• Emergency Medical Technicians • Professional Counselors
• Environmental Health Specialists • Psychologists
• Estheticians • Registered Nurses
• Funeral Directors • Respiratory Care Practitioners
• Licensed Practical Nurses • Social Workers
• Marriage and Family Counselors • Speech Pathologists
• Massage Therapists • Veterinarian Technicians
• Medical Radiographers • Veterinarians

 

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