Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Massage Therapists [18 VAC 90 ‑ 50]
Periodic review
Action 2667
General Information
Action Summary Proposed amendments to update and clarify the regulations result from a periodic review. The only substantive change is a reduction in the hours of continuing education (CE) required for biennial renewal of certification from 25 to 24 and inclusion of a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as acceptable for CE credit.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001291]
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
4645 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/11/2008.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Sutie 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.