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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 30 - 7 - 15 B §30-7-15b. Eligibility for prescriptive authority; application; fee.

                                            An advanced practice registered nurse who applies for authorization to prescribe drugs shall:

                                            (a) Be licensed and certified in West Virginia as an advanced practice registered nurse;

                                            (b) Not be less than eighteen years of age;

                                            (c) Provide the board with evidence of successful completion of forty-five contact hours of education in pharmacology and clinical management of drug therapy under a program approved by the board, fifteen hours of which shall be completed within the two- year period immediately before the date of application;

                                            (d) Provide the board with evidence that he or she is a person of good moral character and not addicted to alcohol or the use of controlled substances; and

                                            (e) Submit a completed, notarized application to the board, accompanied by a fee as established by the board by rule.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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