Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
The physician to whom a physician assistant is registered
(1) Possess a current,
unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama;
On the date of the application:
Have satisfied one of the following
1. Practiced medicine
for at least three years; or
Practiced medicine for at least one year and certified by one or more of the
specialty boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties or the
American Osteopathic Association; or
3. Practiced medicine for at least one year
and the supervising physician's principal practice site is limited solely to a
general acute care hospital, a critical access hospital, or a specialized
hospital licensed as such by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
(3) Effective January
1, 2024, have obtained continuing medical education prescribed by the Board of
Medical Examiners regarding the rules and statutes governing supervised
practice in Alabama, not more than forty-eight (48) months prior to or within
twelve (12) months of registration to a physician assistant.
(4) The Board, in its discretion, may waive
the practice requirements in (2)(a).
(5) Effective January 1, 2024, all
supervising physicians shall obtain continuing medical education prescribed by
the Board of Medical Examiners regarding the rules and statutes governing
supervised practice in Alabama every forty-eight months (48) following
registration to a physician assistant.
(6) The Board of Medical Examiners may
decline to consider an application where the physician is under investigation
for a potential violation of the Code of Ala. 1975,
or any rule of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners of Medical Licensure
Commission of Alabama.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Repealed and Replaced: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 Repealed and New Rule: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 Repealed and New Rule: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.
Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 01, October 29, 2021,
Author: Alabama Board of Medical
Code of Ala.
amended version of this section by
Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 06, March 31, 2022,
filed March 21, 2022 is not yet