Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed] [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Review of requirements for clinical nurse specialists
[Withdrawn 4/14/2016]
Reason for Withdrawal
Legislation passed in 2016 and other changes to regulation make this action unnecessary.
General Information
Action Summary The intent of the planned regulatory action is to respond to a petition for rulemaking from the Virginia Chapter of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, requesting the Board to examine its regulations for the practice of clinical nurse specialists (CNS) for consistency with the consensus model of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) for currency of the CNS role in today’s health care environment.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003046]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Changes to registration requirements and practice of clinical nurse specialists
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
6055 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 03/21/2012 after the comment period had ended.
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.