Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Periodic review
General Information
Action Summary The Boards of Nursing and Medicine are recommending the regulation governing prescriptive authority for nurse practitioner be amended to provide less burdensome requirements for site visits and chart reviews by supervising physicians, to make certain changes related to expanded prescriptive authority, and to clarify requirements or terminology which are not easily understood.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 6/1/2000
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
944 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/16/2002.
1684 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/02/2002.
1990 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/15/2003.
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.