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:
Autonomous practice
 
General Information
Action Summary Regulations set the qualifications for authorization for a nurse practitioner to practice without a practice agreement with a patient care team physician, including the hours required for the equivalent of five years of full-time clinical experience, content of the attestation from the physician and nurse practitioner, submission of an attestation when the nurse practitioner is unable to obtain a physician attestation, requirements for autonomous practice, and the fee for authorization.
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 Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [005512]
Associated Mandates Autonomous practice for nurse practitioners
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
8395 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/06/2020 and was extended until 12/05/2020.
8578 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/29/2019.
8907 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/22/2020.
 
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.