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; and

(nn) Veterinary medicine and surgery.

(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; Laws 2021, LB148, § 43.
Operative Date: July 1, 2021

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