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Code of Virginia
Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations
Chapter 29. Medicine and Other Healing Arts
9/20/2019

§ 54.1-2993.1. Qualified advance directive facilitators; requirements for training programs.

The Department of Health shall approve a program for the training of qualified advance directive facilitators that includes (i) instruction on the meaning of provisions of a form meeting the requirements of § 54.1-2984, including designating a health care agent and giving instructions relating to one or more specific types of health care, and (ii) requirements for demonstrating competence in assisting persons with completing and executing advance directives, including a written examination on information provided during the training program.

In determining whether a training program meets the criteria set forth in this section, the Department of Health may consult with the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and the Virginia State Bar.

2017, cc. 747, 752.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.