, the Committee and Board
shall certify no person as an orthopedic physician assistant unless:
(a) The person is a graduate of an orthopedic
physician assistant training program approved by the Committee and Board;
(b) The person has successfully
completed the examination of the N.B.C.O.P.A.
Alternative to 0880-10-.04(1), any person
who meets both of the following criteria may be considered for licensure as an
orthopedic physician assistant:
(a) The person
was performing services as an orthopedic physician assistant in Tennessee on
May 30, 1995 and can provide a notarized letter of verification of that
(b) The person can
produce satisfactory evidence of having successfully completed the examination
of the N.B.C.O.P.A.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule filed July
10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed June 10, 1998;
effective October 28, 1998. Amendment filed April 19, 1999; effective July 3,
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-204, 63-19-104, 63-19-105,
63-19-201, and 63-19-202.