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Mandate 448

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Provisional licensure in nursing
Purpose of legislation
Allows the Board of Nursing to issue a provisional license to an applicant for licensure as a registered nurse who has met the educational and examination requirements for licensure, in order to allow the applicant to obtain clinical experience. A person practicing under a provisional license shall only practice under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse, in accordance with regulations established by the Board.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 712 (2011)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 90 - 20 : Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed]
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3577: Provisional licensure as a registered nurse
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 12/31/2011
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