Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Nursing
chapter
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 30]
Action:
Written protocol to include signature authorization
 
General Information
Action Summary Subsection C is added to section 120, which establishes the criteria for practice by a nurse practitioner. The new rule will require that the written protocol between the supervising physician and the nurse practitioner must include the nurse practitioner's authority for signatures, certifications, stamps, verifications, affidavits and endorsements provided the signing of documents is 1) In accordance with the specialty license of the nurse practitioner and with the scope of practice of the supervising physician; 2) Permitted by ยง 54.1-2957.02 or applicable sections of the Code of Virginia; and 3) Not in conflict with federal law or regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Written protocol for nurse practitioner signatures
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2807 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 7/14/2005.
2971 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/25/2005.
3198 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/27/2005.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Sutie 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.