A Physician Assistant may, under the supervision of a licensed physician, perform any and all services which are (a) within the competence of the physician assistant in question, as determined by the supervising physician's assessment, and (b) within the scope of service for which the supervising physician can provide adequate supervision to ensure that accepted standards of medical practice are followed.

The Board of Physician Assistants licenses individuals who have passed the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants examination, hold a Bachelor degree in any field, and have completed an accredited physician assistant program.



This information is provided by the Division of Health Professions Licensure within the Department of Public Health.

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