Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Nursing
chapter
Regulations Governing Nursing Education Programs [18 VAC 90 ‑ 27]
Action:
Definition of full approval and timing of criminal background checks for nursing education programs
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board has amended Chapter 27 to add a definition in section 10 for “full approval” of a nursing education program and to change the timing of a criminal background check for nursing students in section 70 from requiring the check prior to admission to prior to the clinical experience involving direct patient care.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [005288]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8077 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/20/2018.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.