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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 90. Board of Nursing
Chapter 40. Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners

18VAC90-40-110. Disclosure.

A. The nurse practitioner shall include on each prescription issued or dispensed his signature and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number, when applicable. If the nurse practitioner's practice agreement authorizes prescribing of only Schedule VI drugs and the nurse practitioner does not have a DEA number, he shall include the prescriptive authority number as issued by the boards.

B. The nurse practitioner shall disclose to patients at the initial encounter that he is a licensed nurse practitioner. Such disclosure may be included on a prescription pad or may be given in writing to the patient.

C. The nurse practitioner shall disclose, upon request of a patient or a patient's legal representative, the name of the patient care team physician and information regarding how to contact the patient care team physician.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR495-03-1 and VR465-12-1 § 3.4, eff. August 15, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 7, eff. January 15, 2003; Volume 31, Issue 21, eff. July 15, 2015; Volume 36, Issue 12, eff. March 4, 2020.

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