Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Registration of Medication Aides [18 VAC 90 ‑ 60]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform
Action 3896
General Information
Action Summary Regulations are amended to: 1) facilitate electronic submission of documents and forms; 2) accept a certificate of naturalization as evidence of a name change; 3) clarify the process for application approval and requesting an informal conference if there is a denial; 4) allow up to 20% of the skills practice to be by simulation; 5) allow completion of a nursing education to count for training in client care; and 6) allow an exception to the prohibition for intramuscular administration of medication for glucagon.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003542]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/16/2012
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
6462 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/15/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.