|Petition Title||Change in renewal requirement for NCCPA certification|
|Date Filed||4/15/2015 [Transmittal Sheet]|
Replace requirement for NCCPA certification with other measure(s) of continuing competency for renewal of physician assistant licensure.
The petition will be published on May 4, 2015 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment ending May 24, 2014.
Following receipt of all comments on the petition to amend regulations, the matter will be considered by the Advisory Board on Physician Assistants which will decide whether to recommend any changes to the regulatory language. This matter will be on the Advisory Board’s agenda for its meeting on June 4, 2015 and on the full Board's agenda on June 18, 2015.
|Comment Period||Ended 5/24/2015 1 comments|
|Agency Decision||Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
At its meeting on June 4, 2015, the Advisory Board on Physician Assistants recommended that the petition be denied because members believe NCCPA certification continues to be the best measure of continued competency and because physician assistants have multiple opportunities to pass the examination prior to expiration of their certification. On June 18, 2015, the Board of Medicine accepted the recommendation and rationale of the Advisory Board and voted to deny the petition.
|Name / Title:||Elaine Yeatts / Agency Regulatory Coordinator|
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|Telephone:||(804)367-4688 FAX: (804)527-4434 TDD: ()-|