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Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes qualifications for licensure and renewal of prescriptive authority for nurse practitioners and for supervision and protocols with supervising physicians.
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 requirements for prescriptive authority and remove unnecessary barriers to practice.
3) Ensure submission of required documentation for prescriptive authority by physicians and licensees.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 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
Practice revisions Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Increase in fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/6/2011.
Unauthorized disclosure from the PMP Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/15/2010.
Periodic review Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/25/2008.
Clarification of requirements for supervision Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/11/2008.
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.
Periodic review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/15/2003.
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.
Conformity to changes in law Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/2/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Practice standards for pain management Proposed Stage withdrawn before the Governor's office completed its review.