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Regulations Governing the Practice of Polysomnographic Technologists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 140]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Sets out the requirements for licensure, renewal and practice of polysomnographic technologists
State Authority Sections 54.1-2400 and and 54.1-2957.15
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To establish requirements that ensure minimal competency of polysomnographic technologists and provide rules for safe practice to protect patients who their receive services.

Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CE credit for volunteer practice Fast-Track Comment period is underway and will end on 2/22/2017.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Correction of name of accrediting body and clarification of BLS training Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/15/2016.
Initial regulations for licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/31/2014.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Forms revision Final Stage withdrawn before submission to the Registrar.