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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 75. Board of Health Professions
Chapter 40. Regulations Governing the Criteria for Certification of Dialysis Technicians

18VAC75-40-30. Criteria for use of the titles of dialysis patient care technician or dialysis care technician.

In order to use the titles of dialysis patient care technician or dialysis care technician or administer medications in a Medicare-certified renal dialysis facility, a person shall hold one of the following certifications:

1. Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC);

2. Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) by the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT);

3. Certified in Clinical Nephrology Technology (CCNT) by the National Nephrology Certification Organization (NNCO); or

4. Certification or licensure as a dialysis technician or similar title by another jurisdiction in the United States provided the standards for certification or licensure are substantially equivalent to those in Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 and Chapter 27.01 (§ 54.1-2729.1 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 16, eff. May 18, 2005.

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