Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Petition 28
Petition Information
Petition Title Eliminate face-to-face hours for CE
Date Filed 10/12/2005   
Petitioner David A. Ellington, M.D. on behalf of the Medical Society of Virginia 
Petitioner's Request

Amend regulations to eliminate the requirement that 15 of the Type 1 hours of continuing education be earned in a face-to-face or other interactive courses.

Agency's Plan

The Legislative Committee of the Board will consider the petition at its meeting on December 16, 2005.

Comment Period Began 11/6/2005    Ended 12/6/2005
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change    
Response Date 12/19/2005
Agency Decision Summary

At its meeting on December 16, 2005, the Legislative Committee recommended that the Board proceed with the publication of a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action to consider elimination of the face-to-face hours and the ratio of Type 1 and Type 2 hours. Also on the 16th, the Executive Committee adopted the recommendation.

Associated regulatory action Changes in continuing competency requirements
Latest Stage: Final