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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 90. Board of Nursing
Chapter 60. Regulations Governing the Registration of Medication Aides

18VAC90-60-91. Requirements for provisional practice.

A. An applicant for registration who wants to practice as a medication aide on a provisional basis shall:

1. Submit the required application for registration and fee as prescribed by the board; and

2. Provide evidence to the board of successful completion of the medication aide training course or a nursing education program.

B. An applicant shall practice for no more than 120 days from the date of a letter from the board acknowledging receipt of the documentation required in subsection A of this section and granting provisional authorization.

C. An applicant acting as a medication aide under provisional authorization shall be identified as a "provisional medication aide" on a nametag worn in the facility.

D. An applicant with provisional authorization shall immediately cease acting as a medication aide at the conclusion of the 120-day period or upon notification of failure after three attempts to pass the written examination required for registration, whichever comes first.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3005 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 16, eff. May 13, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 20, eff. July 15, 2019.

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