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Board of Medicine Amends HB 793 Regulations

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The Virginia Board of Medicine convened and discussed the draft regulations for HB 793. Though the Committee of the Joint Boards and the Board of Nursing had both passed draft regulations that defined “five years of full-time experience” as 8,000 hours (an average of 1,600 hours/year) at their respective meetings, the Board of Medicine decided […]

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Associated Press Article

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Associated Press – “Bill Would Give Virginia Nurse Practitioners More Autonomy” AP reporter Sarah Rankin interviewed several VCNP members for an article expounding the significance of the bill and its potential implications for NPs and patients throughout the Commonwealth.

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HB 793 Bill Moves through First Committee

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Richmond Times-Dispatch – “Nurse Practitioner Bill Squeezes through First Committee, with Amendments” The chairman’s substitute bill for HB793 was passed unanimously 9-0 by the Virginia House Health, Welfare & Institutions Subcommittee #1. It will be heard by the full Virginia House HWI Committee on Tuesday, February 6th.