|Petition Title||Regulation for the Licensure of Hospitals|
|Petitioner||Virginia Council for periOperative Nurses (Ruth E. Vaiden)|
Amend section 420 of the regulation to require that a registered nurse, licensed by the Board of Nursing and qualified by education and experience in perioperative nursing, be present as a circulating nurse during surgical procedures.
To conduct a public comment period to determine the impact on patient care. A decision to grant or deny the petition will be based on analysis of the comments received and reviewed with the Board of Health at its Fall 2004 meeting.
|Comment Period||Ended 7/5/2004 0 comments|