Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Licensure by endorsement; clinical experience
Action 2997
General Information
Action Summary The Board has amended regulations for the licensure of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to allow applicants who graduated from approved nursing education programs that did not have the requisite number of clinical hours to be licensed by endorsement provided the applicant holds a current, unrestricted license in another U. S. jurisdiction and can provide evidence of at least 960 hours of clinical practice.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001806]
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
5078 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/31/2009.
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.