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Mandate 879

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Autonomous practice for nurse practitioners
Purpose of legislation
Eliminates the requirement for a practice agreement with a patient care team physician for a licensed nurse practitioner who has completed the equivalent of at least five years of full-time clinical experience and submitted an attestation from his patient care team physician.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 776 (2018)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 90 - 30 : Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners
18 vac 90 - 40 : Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5132: Autonomous practice
Latest Stage: Proposed
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 1/19/2019
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