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:
Periodic review
 
General Information
Action Summary The changes to Chapter 30 will: 1) clarify certain provisions and requirements; 2) include category 1 continuing medical education in the approved courses for continuing competency requirements; and 3) allow submission of continuing education as evidence of competency for reinstatement. The changes to Chapter 40 will: 1) clarify and update regulations; 2) modify the definition of supervision and allow for “regular” rather than “monthly” chart reviews; and 3) clarify that the current rules for prescribing for self and family by supervising doctors are also applicable to the nurse practitioners with prescriptive authority.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 90-30 Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 90 - 40 Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001299]
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
4694 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/25/2008.
 
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.