Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Registration of Medication Aides [18 VAC 90 ‑ 60]
Result of Periodic Review
Action 5140
General Information
Action Summary Pursuant to its periodic review of Chapter 60, the Board has amended regulations to clarify certain provisions, make some rules less burdensome and add requirements that are necessary for protection of the public or the medication aide. Additional requirements include: 1) more information on the certificate of completion; 2) process for withdrawal of approval of a medication aide training program; 3) a new section on reinstatement after revocation or suspension; and 4) language clarifying that the Board may take disciplinary action for any violation of the chapter, including the standards of practice.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005680]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 3/27/2018
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
8405 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/15/2019.
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.