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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 31. Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations
8/17/2022

12VAC5-31-1531. Registered nurse to Paramedic bridge prerequisites.

RN to Paramedic students must be able to document compliance with the following prerequisites:

1. The candidate must be currently licensed as an RN in Virginia or as recognized through the Nursing Compact Agreement as approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

2. The candidate must currently hold certification as a Virginia EMT or higher certification.

3. The candidate must be currently participating as an EMS field provider or actively working as an RN.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-111.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 1, eff. October 10, 2012.

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