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Licensed Certified Midwife

Published on Jan 10, 2024

The regulations for a new profession – Licensed Certified Midwife (“LCM”) – will be effective on February 1st, 2024.  

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Important NLC Rule Changes

Published on Nov 2, 2023

NLC rule changes taking effect on January 2, 2024, will impact nurses moving from one compact state to another compact state.

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Pennsylvania To Allow Nurses with Multistate Licenses to Begin Practicing in the State Sept. 5

Published on Aug 23, 2023

Shapiro Administration Takes Action To Address Nursing Shortage, Allows Additional Licensed Nurses To Practice In PA

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Washington To Allow Nurses with Multistate Licenses to Begin Practicing in the State July 24

Published on Jul 6, 2023

Implementation of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) | Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (wa.gov)

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IMPORTANT: Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking - open for public comment from April 18th until June 26th.

Published on Apr 13, 2023

Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking - open for public comment from  April 18th until June 26th

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NLC Educational Webinars

Published on Sep 15, 2023

NLC is offering a series of topic-specific webinars geared toward helping you get the additional information and education you seek. 

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Upcoming Events

Wed, Mar 6, 2024 9:00 AM
Informal Conferences - Agency Subordinate
Hearing Room 5

Tue, Mar 12, 2024 9:00 AM
Informal Conferences - Agency Subordinate
Hearing Room 5

Wed, Mar 13, 2024 9:00 AM
Informal Conferences - Agency Subordinate
Hearing Room 3

More information on the Nursing Calendar Page.

Licensed Nurse Practitioners – Elimination of Prescriptive (Rx) Authority License

Published on Jan 29, 2020

Regulatory changes resulted in the elimination of the requirement for nurse practitioners to obtain/maintain a separate prescriptive (Rx) authority license.

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Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive Director
Cynthia M. Swineford, MSN, RN, CNE, President