Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-7-.30 - Physician Assistant's Advisory Committee

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

(1) The Physician Assistants' Advisory Committee is established for the purpose of enabling a mechanism for the exchange of information between the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and the physician assistants through their representative organization on issues related to physician assistant practice.
(2) The Physician Assistants' Advisory Committee shall consist of the following:
(a) Four physicians licensed to practice medicine in the state of Alabama, two of whom shall be current members of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners. All physician members shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Board; and
(b) Four physician assistants appointed by the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants.
(3) The members of the Physician Assistants' Advisory Committee shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for reappointment.
(4) The Physician Assistants' Advisory Committee may exercise the following functions and responsibilities:
(a) Review and/or recommend changes to the current rules and regulations for physician assistant practice;
(b) Discuss and/or make recommendations regarding changes to the scope of practice privileges of the physician assistant;
(c) Serve in an advisory role regarding issues related to applications for licensure, practice agreements, disciplinary proceedings and renewal requirements;
(d) Discuss issues of mutual concern regarding the education, utilization and scope of practice of the physician assistant.
(5) The Physician Assistant Advisory Committee shall meet on a quarterly basis at the discretion and call of the Chairman of the Board of Medical Examiners. An Advisory Committee meeting may be called upon reasonable notice by a petition of three Board members to the Chairman.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-7-.30
Repealed and Replaced: Filed September 21, 1998; effective October 26, 1998. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 22, 2002; effective September 26, 2002. Repealed and New Rule: Filed September 19, 2002; effective October 24, 2002.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 August 16, 2007; effective September 20, 2007.

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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