Licensure Examination - All persons
intending to apply for licensure as an orthopedic physician assistant in
Tennessee must successfully complete an examination pursuant to this Rule. Such
examination must be completed prior to application for permanent licensure.
Evidence of successful completion must be submitted by the examining agency
directly to the Committee Administrative Office as part of the application
process contained in Rule 0880-10-.05.
The Committee and Board adopt the N.B.C.O.P.A. examination or its successor
examination as its licensure examination. Successful completion of examination
is a prerequisite to licensure pursuant to Rule 0880-10-.04 (1 )(b).
(b) The Committee and Board adopt the
N.B.C.O.P.A. determination as to the passing score on its
(c) Application for
and fees necessary to take the N.B.C.O.P.A. examination must be sent to the
N.B.C.O.P.A. and not the Committee.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule filed July
10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed June 10, 1998;
effective October 28, 1998.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-204, 63-19-104, 63-19-201, and