GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS (for the YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018)

Section 2.2-4103.1 of the Code of Virginia requires annual publication in the Virginia Register of guidance document lists from state agencies. A guidance document is defined as "...any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations..." Agencies are required to maintain a complete, current list of all guidance documents and make the full text of such documents available to the public.

This information is collected and published once each year. Please contact the appropriate agency directly for the most up-to-date information. Questions concerning documents or requests for copies of documents should be directed to the contact person listed by the agency.

Find guidance document lists by agency:


BOARD OF NURSING

Titles of Documents:

90-2, Transmittal of Orders by Authorized Agents to Nurses, revised January 29, 2019.

 

90-3, Continued Competency Violations for Nurses, revised January 29, 2019.

90-12, Delegation of Authority to Board of Nursing RN Education and Discipline Staff, revised January 29, 2019.

90-22, Requests for Accommodation for NCLEX and NNAAP Testing and Medication Aide Examination for Registration, revised January 29, 2019.

90-31, Administer a Medication that Has Been Transmitted Orally or in Writing by a Pharmacist Acting as the Prescriber's Agent, revised January 29, 2019.

90-35, Noncompliance with Board Orders by Individual Licensees, revised January 29, 2019.

90-38, Disposition of Disciplinary Cases against Nurses and Massage Therapists Practicing on Expired Licenses, revised January 29, 2019.

90-61, Disposition of Disciplinary Cases against Certified Nurse Aides and Registered Medication Aides Practicing on Expired Certificates or Registrations, revised January 29, 2019.

Public Comment Deadline: April 3, 2019.

Effective Date: April 4, 2019.

Agency Contact: Jay P. Douglas, R.N., Executive Director, Board of Nursing, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233, telephone (804) 367-4520, FAX (804) 527-4455, or email jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov.

BOARD OF OPTOMETRY

Title of Document: Guidance for Continuing Education (CE) Audits and Sanctioning for Failure to Complete CE.

Public Comment Deadline: April 3, 2019.

Effective Date: April 4, 2019.

Agency Contact: Leslie L. Knachel, Executive Director, Board of Optometry, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233, telephone (804) 367-4508, FAX (804) 527-4471, or email, leslie.knachel@dhp.virginia.gov.

 

 


ANNUAL LIST

Section 2.2-4103.1 of the Code of Virginia requires annual publication in the Virginia Register of Regulations of guidance document lists from state agencies. A guidance document is defined as "…any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations..." Agencies are required to maintain a complete, current list of all guidance documents and make the full text of such documents available to the public.

Generally, the format for the guidance document list is: document number (if any), title of document, date issued or last revised, and citation of Virginia Administrative Code regulatory authority or Code of Virginia statutory authority. Questions concerning documents or requests for copies of documents should be directed to the contact person listed by the agency.