Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-03-.02 - SCOPE OF PRACTICE

(1) A physician assistant who holds state license in accordance with T.C.A. § 63-19-105 may provide selected medical/surgical services as outlined in a written protocol according to T.C.A. § 63-19-106, and when such services are within his skills. The services delegated to the physician assistant must form a usual component of the supervising physician's scope of practice. Services rendered by the physician assistant must be provided under the supervision, direction, and ultimate responsibility of a licensed physician accountable to the Board of Medical Examiners or the Board of Osteopathic Examination under the provision of T.C.A. § 63-19-109.
(2) Determinations and pronouncements of death shall be governed by T.C.A. § 68-3-512.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-03-.02
Original rule filed October 7, 1986; effective November 21, 1986. Amendment filed December 9, 1988; effective January 20, 1989. Amendment filed January 29, 1990; effective March 15, 1990. Amendment filed September 16, 1991; effective October 31, 1991. Repeal and new rule filed August 5, 1993; effective October 18, 1993. Repeal and new rule filed July 7, 1995; effective September 20, 1995. Amendment filed November 13, 1996; effective January 27, 1997. Amendment filed August 13, 1998; effective October 27, 1998. Repeal and new rule filed March 31, 1999; effective July 29, 1999. Amendment filed April 10, 2000; effective June 24, 2000. Amendment filed June 23, 2006; effective September 6, 2006.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-6-101, 63-19-104, 63-19-106, 68-3-512, and Public Chapter 33, Public Acts of 1999.

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