Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Nurse Aide Education Programs [18 VAC 90 ‑ 26]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Conforming curriculum to change in Code
Action 4607
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Nursing has amended 18VAC90-26-40 to add “observational and reporting techniques” to the required content of a nurse aide education program. The amendment conforms regulations to changes made to the Code of Virginia by passage of HB386 in the 2016 General Assembly (Chapter 582).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [004766]
Associated Mandates Inclusion of observation & recording in CNA curriculum
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7633 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/21/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.