The Board's laws (NRS 637B) and regulations (NAC 637B) provide authority for the following military-related licensing procedures:
Expedited License by Endorsement to Practice Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology (Standard License)
NRS 637B.204 provides authority to issue an expedited license by endorsement to practice audiology or speech-language pathology for an "active member of Armed Forces, member’s spouse, veteran or veteran’s surviving spouse” , if the applicant: "(a) Holds a corresponding valid and unrestricted license to engage in the practice of audiology or speech-language pathology, as applicable, in the District of Columbia or any state or territory of the United States; and (b) Is an active member of, or the spouse of an active member of, the Armed Forces of the United States, a veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran" if they meet all criteria listed below:
- Hold a current, corresponding valid and unrestricted license to engage in the practice of audiology in the District of Columbia or any U.S. state/territory; AND
- Have no history of licensing discipline/investigation in the District of Columbia or any U.S. state/territory in which they hold/have held an audiology license; AND
- Have no history of a civil or criminal malpractice action in the District of Columbia or any U.S. state/territory.
NRS 637B.175 allows for a 50% reduction on initial licensing fees for any military-affiliated applicant.
Continuing Education Waiver
Per NAC 637B.430, the Board may waive all or part of the requirements for continuing education for a standard or provisional licensee upon written request with proof satisfactory of an extenuating circumstance, to include military service, that does not allow the completion of the required continuing education.