Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Petition 54
Petition Information
Petition Title Elimination of CGFNS qualifying examination for foreign-trained nurses
Date Filed 10/23/2007   
Petitioner Carmina Bautista 
Petitioner's Request

To eliminate the CGFNS qualifying examination for foreign-trained nurses

Agency's Plan

To consider the petition at its meeting on January 29, 2008.

Comment Period Began 11/26/2007    Ended 12/26/2007
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change    
Response Date 1/29/2008
Agency Decision Summary The Board will consider amendments to requirements for foreign-trained nurses, including the requirement for the CGFNS qualifying examination.
Associated regulatory action Requirements for foreign-trained nurses
Latest Stage: Final