Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-7-.18 - Grounds For Denial Of Registration - Physician Assistant (P.A.) And Supervising Physician

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

Grounds, within the discretion of the Board, to deny an application for registration as a physician assistant shall be the following:

(1) The commission by a physician assistant of any act, offense or condition stated in Rule 540-X-7-.12
(2) The physician to whom the physician assistant is registered has permitted or required the physician assistant to perform or to attempt to perform tasks which are beyond the assistant's competence or which are not authorized in the job description approved by the Board.
(3) The supervising physician's license to practice medicine has been revoked, suspended, restricted or disciplined in any manner.
(4) Refusal by the physician assistant or supervising physician to appear before the Board after having been formally requested to do so in writing by the Executive Director of the Board.
(5) Failure by the physician assistant or physician to notify the Board in writing of termination of previous employment as required by Rule 540-X-7-.20.
(6) The signing by a physician assistant of any form which is to be authenticated by the supervising physician's signature if the supervising physician has not authorized signing by the assistant or if signing by the assistant is prohibited by Federal or state statutes or regulations or if signing by the assistant is prohibited by the agency governing the form.
(7) Prescribing by a physician or physician assistant in violation of Code of Ala. 1975, § 20-2-60, et. seq., or the rules of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners.
(8) Failure of a physician to maintain current or unrestricted licensure with the Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama.
(9) Failure of a supervising physician to comply with any statute or rule governing supervised practice.
(10) The commission or any act by a physician which would constitute a violation of Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-24-360 or any rule of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners or Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama.
(11) Failure of a supervising physician to maintain or produce for inspection upon request by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners any documentation required to be maintained by the supervising physician.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-7-.18
Repealed and Replaced: Filed September 21, 1998; effective October 26, 1998. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 22, 2002; effective September 26, 2002.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 by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 01, October 29, 2021, eff. 12/13/2021.

Author: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

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

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