Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Petition Information
Petition Title Insertion of catherers by unlicensed assistants
Date Filed 4/20/2017    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Rena Allen 
Petitioner's Request

An amendment to subsection B of section 172 to replace the restriction on insertion of IV catheters by unlicensed assistants with a restriction on placement of jugular catheters, and an amendment to subsection C to allow delegation of peripheral intravenous catheters under immediate supervision of a veterinarian.

Agency's Plan

The petition will be published in the Register of Regulations on May 15, 2017 and posted on Townhall with a request for comment until June 8, 2017.  The Board will consider all comment at its meeting on June 13, 2017.

Comment Period Ended 6/8/2017
Agency Decision Pending    

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
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