Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
any other provision of law, a physician assistant may perform medical service
when such services are rendered under the supervision of a licensed physician
or physicians approved by the Board; except, that no medical services may be
performed except under the supervision of an ophthalmologist in the office in
which such physician normally actually practices his profession and nowhere
else in any of the following areas:
measurement of the powers or range of human vision or the determination of the
accommodation and refractive state of the human eye or the scope of its
functions in general or the fitting or adaptation of lenses or frames for the
(b) The prescribing or
directing the use of or using any optical device in connection with ocular
exercises, visual training or orthoptics.
(c) The prescribing of contact lenses for or
the fitting or adaptation of contact lenses to the human eye. Nothing in this
section shall preclude the performance of routine visual screening.
(2) There shall be no practice by
a Physician Assistant who is not licensed and registered by the
(3) There shall be no
independent practice by a physician assistant who is licensed and/or registered
by the Board.
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Repealed and Replaced: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 Repealed and New Rule: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 Repealed and New Rule: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 XXXVI, Issue No. 09, June 29, 2018,
Author: Patricia E. Shiner, Attorney for the
Board of Medical Examiners
Code of Ala.