The following FINAL rule is EFFECTIVE Tuesday, May 2,
Prescriptive Authority for Nurses in Advanced Practice, Series 8
This Rule finalizes the changes of prescriptive authority writing privileges in West Virginia
for advanced practice registered professional nurses which was passed as an Emergency Rule on September 23, 2016.
Please click the link below to review the complete Final Legislative Rule:
Please email questions regarding the rule by putting “Prescriptive Authority Question”
in the subject line of the email and send the question to:
West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses