You are Invited!
Celebrate with your fellow NPs at the 45th Anniversary Gala during the 2019 VCNP Annual Conference.
Join us for an evening of recognition and celebration of accomplishments Nurse Practitioners have achieved. VCNP will recognize members and present association awards. Special prizes will be presented to participants, and the regional baskets will be given away.
2019 VCNP Annual Conference registration is open! Register now for the conference and be part of this special event. Registration is not required to attend.
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Governor Ralph Northam has officially signed the emergency regulations for HB 793! The regulations will go into effect on Monday, January 7, 2019. Per the Board of Nursing’s update, “[t]he application process will be implemented on or before 1/9/19,” at which point NPs throughout the Commonwealth will be able to apply for autonomous practice licensure.
The regulations will be published in the Virginia Register on January 21, 2019, after which a public comment forum will open, remaining open through February 20, 2019. The Board of Nursing has also noted that their staff will provide a report about autonomous practice application process at the February 13th Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine meeting, which will be open to the public.
Though we have not yet seen the attestation form, Jay Douglas, Executive Director of the Board of Nursing, has indicated that the form “will mirror the law and regulations” and will be posted on the Virginia Board of Nursing website in the near future.
Questions about the legislation and what autonomous practice licensure means for you? Join us for one of three town hall webinars in January! Click on the date you are interested in for more information and to register: