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Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 30]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes the qualifications for licensure, requirements for renewal, and standards of practice for licensed nurse practitioners.
State Authority Chapters 29 and 30 of Title 54.1
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 1) Achieve high ratings on Customer Service Satisfaction Survey for application process and renewal of licenses.

2) Review the scope and required preparation for practice as a licensed nurse practitioner and remove unnecessary barriers to practice.
Meetings

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
Telephone: (804)367-4515    FAX: (804)527-4455   
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Addition of AACN to certifying bodies for licensure Fast-Track Attorney General review in progress.
Practice in patient care teams Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/21/2014.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Increase in fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/6/2011.
Address of record/public address and nametags Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2009.
Periodic review Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/25/2008.
Consistency with inactive licensure for RN's Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/3/2008.
Practice of certified nurse midwives Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/20/2008.
Delegation to an agency subordinate Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/29/2007.
Inactive licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2007.
Correction of publication cite Final Not yet submitted to Attorney General for certification.
Correction of Code cite Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/17/2007.
Change in returned check fee Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/22/2006.
Provisional license Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/18/2006.
Written protocol to include signature authorization Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/27/2005.
Implementation of Nurse Licensure Compact Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/27/2005.
Changes to criteria for licensure/endorsement Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/9/2005.
Periodic review - accreditation of certifying agencies Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/2/2003.
Continuing education Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/8/2002.
Increase in fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/11/2001.
Date change Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/17/2001.