Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing Certified Nurse Aides [18 VAC 90 ‑ 25]
Result of Periodic Review
General Information
Action Summary Pursuant to its periodic review of Chapter 25, 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 clients of nurse aides. Additional requirements include: 1) a requirement for an applicant who does not take the state examination within two years of approval to sit or who fails it three times to take another training program; 2) a new subsection on reinstatement after revocation or suspension; and 3) repeal of section 130 and 140 by moving the requirements for an approved nurse aide advanced certification education program to Chapter 26.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [005681]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 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
8413 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.