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:
Unprofessional conduct/conversion therapy
 
General Information
Action Summary The Boards intend to specify in section 220 that the standard of practice would prohibit a nurse practitioner from engaging in conversion therapy with a patient. Regulations would also define conversion therapy and specify that it does not include counseling or therapy that provides assistance to a person undergoing gender transition or counseling or therapy that provides acceptance, support, and understanding. The goal is to align regulations with the stated policies and ethics for the professions of nursing and medicine.
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 No project yet assigned to this action
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
8838 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
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.