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:
Use of simulation
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board intends to adopt definitions and qualifications for the use of simulation in lieu of direct client care hours in fulfillment of the clinical hour requirements for nursing education programs. Amended regulations will define terms, require faculty supervising clinical practice by simulation to have knowledge and skills in the methodology, and clarify that the 50% limitation on the number of clinical hours that can fulfilled by simulation applies to the hours in different specialties and population groups across the life span.
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  [005531]
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
8783 NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
 
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.