Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing Certified Nurse Aides [18 VAC 90 ‑ 25]
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General Information
Action Summary The regulations for nurse aides have been carved out of Chapter 20, governing the practice of nursing. Amendments clarify instructional expectations and increase the core curriculum by 8 hours. The process for reinstatement has been clarified and additional grounds for unprofessional conduct included.
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
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2218 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/27/2004.
2688 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/8/2004.
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.