DHP Healthcare Workforce Data Center Data Launches New Behavioral Health Digital Tool
Published on May 3, 2023
2023 Findings Show Virginia’s Behavioral Healthcare Professionals are Increasingly at or Near Retirement Age as Efforts Ramp Up to Better Reflect Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Practitioners
Governor Glenn Youngkin announces additional administration and board appointments. Arne Owens named Director, Department of Health Professions
Published on Nov 5, 2022
Arne Owens is the Director of the Virginia Department of Health Professions, the agency responsible for the licensure and regulation of the Commonwealth's 500,000 healthcare practitioners across 13 regulatory boardsand programs.
Published on Sep 10, 2020
The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency
COVID-19 Action Plan
Published on Jan 21, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin issued an updated COVID-19 Action Plan on March 1, 2022.
Report On Best Practices For Opioid-Related Emergencies In The Emergency Department
Published on Nov 9, 2021
Department of Health Professions releases report on best practices for Opioid-Related emergencies in the Emergency Department
PMP Announces New Access to Opioid Prescription History from Military Hospitals and Clinics
Published on Mar 6, 2019
Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program, or PMP, announces its new ability to share the prescription history of Military Treatment Facility patients.
Licensed Nurse Practitioner Autonomous Practice
Published on Feb 20, 2019
This law allows Nurse Practitioners with the equivalent of 5 years of full-time clinical experience to be able to apply for full practice authority (autonomous practice).
February is American Heart Month
Published on Feb 10, 2020
This month, the Department of Health Professions joins the more than 400,000 licensees of the Commonwealth’s 13 health regulatory boards to recognize with Health and Human Resources Secretary, Dr. Daniel Carey, American Heart Month.
Pharmaceutical Processors Permit Application
Published on Jun 29, 2018
A Request for Application (RFA) process has opened for obtaining conditional approval for a pharmaceutical processor permit.
Virginia's Prescription Monitoring Program Now Interoperable With North Carolina
Published on Jan 26, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam announced interconnectivity between Virginia's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and North Carolina's Controlled Substance Reporting System, RxSentry.