Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Requirements for nurse aide education programs
Action 12
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Board of Nursing has adopted amendments to 18 VAC 90-20-10 et seq. under an exemption to the Administrative Process Act to conform its regulations to changes made in the Code of Virginia by Chapters 783 and 637 of the 1999 Acts of the Assembly, which place certain requirements on educational programs for certified nurse aides. Amendments to the regulations are adopted to require that such programs contain at least 120 hours of instruction, that specified topics be included in the programs, and that the programs provide each student with information on criminal background checks by employers and the potential barriers to employment.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: ยง 9-6.14:4. (C) (4)
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
18 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/07/1999.
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.