Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Medication administration training
Action 4052
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 183 of the 2013 Acts of the Assembly provides that employees of or persons providing services pursuant to a contract with a provider licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services may administer insulin, glucagon, and epinephrine pursuant to a written order issued by a prescriber in certain circumstances. The bill also requires the Board of Nursing to promulgate regulations governing training in the administration of epinephrine and glucagon by persons authorized to administer epinephrine and glucagon. Therefore, such training is added to the medication administration training program already set out in section 390 of 18VAC90-20-10 et seq.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003819]
Associated Mandates Administration of medications by employees or contract agents for DBHDS
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
6701 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/18/2014.
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.