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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 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

18VAC90-40-140. Administrative proceedings.

A. Except as provided for delegation of proceedings to an agency subordinate in 18VAC90-30-240, the Committee of the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine shall conduct all hearings prescribed herein and shall take action on behalf of the boards.

B. The advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority shall be subjective to the grounds for disciplinary action set forth in 18VAC90-30-220.

C. When the license of an advanced practice registered nurse has been suspended or revoked by the joint boards, prescriptive authority shall be suspended pending a hearing simultaneously with the institution of proceedings for a hearing.

D. Any violation of law or of this chapter may result in disciplinary action including the revocation or suspension of prescriptive authority and may also result in additional sanctions imposed on the license of the advanced practice registered nurse by the joint boards or upon the license of the registered nurse by the Board of Nursing.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR495-03-1 § 4.2, eff. August 15, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. March 21, 2007; Volume 25, Issue 5, eff. December 25, 2008; Volume 40, Issue 4, eff. November 8, 2023.

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