38-121. Practices; credential required.

(1) No individual shall engage in the following practices unless such individual has obtained a credential under the Uniform Credentialing Act:

(a) Acupuncture;

(b) Advanced practice nursing;

(c) Alcohol and drug counseling;

(d) Asbestos abatement, inspection, project design, and training;

(e) Athletic training;

(f) Audiology;

(g) Speech-language pathology;

(h) Body art;

(i) Chiropractic;

(j) Cosmetology;

(k) Dentistry;

(l) Dental hygiene;

(m) Electrology;

(n) Emergency medical services;

(o) Esthetics;

(p) Funeral directing and embalming;

(q) Genetic counseling;

(r) Hearing instrument dispensing and fitting;

(s) Lead-based paint abatement, inspection, project design, and training;

(t) Licensed practical nurse-certified until November 1, 2017;

(u) Massage therapy;

(v) Medical nutrition therapy;

(w) Medical radiography;

(x) Medicine and surgery;

(y) Mental health practice;

(z) Nail technology;

(aa) Nursing;

(bb) Nursing home administration;

(cc) Occupational therapy;

(dd) Optometry;

(ee) Osteopathy;

(ff) Perfusion;

(gg) Pharmacy;

(hh) Physical therapy;

(ii) Podiatry;

(jj) Psychology;

(kk) Radon detection, measurement, and mitigation;

(ll) Respiratory care;

(mm) Surgical assisting;

(nn) Veterinary medicine and surgery;

(oo) Public water system operation; and

(pp) Constructing or decommissioning water wells and installing water well pumps and pumping equipment.

(2) No individual shall hold himself or herself out as any of the following until such individual has obtained a credential under the Uniform Credentialing Act for that purpose:

(a) Registered environmental health specialist;

(b) Certified marriage and family therapist;

(c) Certified professional counselor;

(d) Social worker; or

(e) Dialysis patient care technician.

(3) No business shall operate for the provision of any of the following services unless such business has obtained a credential under the Uniform Credentialing Act:

(a) Body art;

(b) Cosmetology;

(c) Emergency medical services;

(d) Esthetics;

(e) Funeral directing and embalming;

(f) Massage therapy; or

(g) Nail technology.

Source:Laws 1927, c. 167, § 2, p. 455; C.S.1929, § 71-201; Laws 1935, c. 142, § 27, p. 529; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 71-201; R.S.1943, § 71-102; Laws 1957, c. 298, § 5, p. 1076; Laws 1961, c. 337, § 3, p. 1051; Laws 1971, LB 587, § 1; Laws 1978, LB 406, § 1; Laws 1980, LB 94, § 2; Laws 1984, LB 481, § 6; Laws 1985, LB 129, § 1; Laws 1986, LB 277, § 3; Laws 1986, LB 286, § 24; Laws 1986, LB 355, § 9; Laws 1986, LB 579, § 16; Laws 1988, LB 557, § 13; Laws 1988, LB 1100, § 5; Laws 1989, LB 342, § 4; Laws 1993, LB 669, § 3; Laws 1995, LB 406, § 11; Laws 1996, LB 1044, § 372; Laws 2001, LB 270, § 2; Laws 2004, LB 1083, § 104; R.S.Supp.,2006, § 71-102; Laws 2007, LB236, § 2; Laws 2007, LB247, § 59; Laws 2007, LB296, § 297; Laws 2007, LB463, § 21; Laws 2009, LB195, § 6; Laws 2012, LB831, § 27; Laws 2016, LB721, § 19; Laws 2017, LB88, § 31; Laws 2017, LB255, § 9.
Note: The Revisor of Statutes has pursuant to section 49-769 correlated LB88, section 31, with LB255, section 9, to reflect all amendments.
Note: Changes made by LB88 became operative April 26, 2017. Changes made by LB255 became effective May 11, 2017.

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