Education Required for Addiction Counselor Credentialing

No information available

Learn more about Education Required for Addiction Counselor Credentialing
Licensed Professional Counselor Ability to Diagnose

No data available for licensed professional counselors ability to diagnose.

Learn more about Licensed Professional Counselor Ability to Diagnose
Number of Nurse Practitioners Prescribing Buprenorphine

As of August 2018, no NPs in the U.S. Virgin Islands have received a federal waiver to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine-containing products. NPs in the U.S. Virgin Islands do not have the authority to prescribe buprenorphine-containing products.

Learn more about Number of Nurse Practitioners Prescribing Buprenorphine
Number of Physician Assistants Prescribing Buprenorphine

As of August 2018, no PAs in Puerto Rico have received a federal waiver to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine-containing products.

Learn more about Number of Physician Assistants Prescribing Buprenorphine
Peer Support Specialist Certification or Credentialing Authority

No data available for the certification of peer support specialists.

Learn more about Peer Support Specialist Certification or Credentialing Authority
Practice Authority

NPs must have a written collaborative agreement with a physician. The agreement must specify the procedures requiring the physician’s presence when performed. The physical presence of a physician is not required at all times and methods of communication must be available for consultation between the NP and physician. 27 V.I.C. §101a

Learn more about Practice Authority
Prescriptive Authority

NPs may prescribe drugs, devices and Schedules IV-V controlled substances to the extent established by the Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure. An NP’s prescription orders must be periodically reviewed by the collaborating physician 27 V.I.C. §101a

Learn more about Prescriptive Authority
Nurse Practitioner as a Primary Care Provider

NPs are not explicitly recognized in policy as primary care providers.

Learn more about Nurse Practitioner as a Primary Care Provider
Authority to perform ophthalmic procedures

Information not currently available.

Learn more about Authority to perform ophthalmic procedures
Injectable Authority

Information not currently available.

Learn more about Injectable Authority
Prescription of controlled substances

Information not currently available.

Learn more about Prescription of controlled substances
Dental Hygienists with Direct Access

The U.S. Virgin Islands do not allow dental hygienists to practice with direct access.

Learn more about Dental Hygienists with Direct Access
Dental Therapists

Dental therapists are not recognized as an oral health provider.

Learn more about Dental Therapists
Practice of Teledentistry

No information available.

Learn more about Practice of Teledentistry
Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine

Information not currently available.

Learn more about Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine
Prescription Adaptation

No information available.

Learn more about Prescription Adaptation
Prescription of Hormonal Contraceptives

No information available.

Learn more about Prescription of Hormonal Contraceptives
Prescription of Tobacco Cessation Aids

No information available.

Learn more about Prescription of Tobacco Cessation Aids
Supervision Requirements

PAs must have a written agreement with a physician. The supervising physician does not need to maintain continuous supervision, but must be present on the island where services are being rendered. 27 V.I.C. §50j

Learn more about Supervision Requirements
Prescriptive Authority for Physician Assistants

PAs may prescribe drugs and devices delegated by the supervising physician. The Board of Medical Examiners is authorized to determine prescriptive authority. 27 V.I.C. §50i

Learn more about Prescriptive Authority for Physician Assistants
Scope of Practice Determination

PAs perform duties and responsibilities delegated by their supervising physician. 27 V.I.C. §50h

Learn more about Scope of Practice Determination

Most Recent U.S. Virgin Islands SOP Legislative Search Results

There are no SOP legislative results for U.S. Virgin Islands.

Full SOP Legislative Search

Click a state for more information.

Mobile users can use this dropdown of states if the map is too small.