Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Mandate 1208

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Certification of surgical technologists
Purpose of legislation
To implement legislation changing registration to certification of surgical technologists
Legislation mandating a change Chap 230 (2021)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 85 - 160 : Regulations Governing the Licensure of Surgical Assistants and Registration of Surgical Technologists
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5639: Amendments for surgical assistants consistent with a licensed profession
Latest Stage: Final
Action 5761: Conforming regulations to 2021 legislation - certification of surgical technologists
Latest Stage: Final
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