Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-7-.09 - Temporary License - Physician Assistant (P.A.)

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) The Board may, in its discretion, grant a temporary license to an applicant who meets the qualifications for licensure as a physician assistant, except that the applicant has not taken the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) for the first time or the applicant has taken the PANCE for the first time and is awaiting the results.
(2) A temporary license is valid:
(a) For one year from the date issued, or
(b) Until the results of an applicant's examination are available, or
(c) Until the Board makes a final decision on the applicant's request for licensure as a physician assistant, whichever comes first.
(3) Physician assistants granted a temporary license will not be granted prescriptive privileges, be allowed to practice without direct, on-site physician supervision, be allowed to practice in a remote practice site, or be approved for additional duties in the Job Description.
(4) The Board, in its discretion, may waive the requirement(s) in paragraph (3) of this Rule.
(5) A physician assistant who is granted a temporary license shall not practice or offer to practice unless he or she is registered by the Board to a licensed physician in accordance with these rules and applicable statutes.
(6) There shall be no independent unsupervised practice by a physician assistant who is granted a temporary license.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-7-.09
Repealed and Replaced: Filed September 21, 1998; effective October 26, 1998. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 22, 2002; effective September 26, 2002. Repealed and New Rule: Filed September 19, 2002; effective October 24, 2002. Amended: Filed May 16, 2013; effective June 20, 2013.

Author: Patricia E. Shiner, Attorney for the Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-24-290, et. seq.

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