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      RS 37:1360.29     


§1360.29. Supervising physician qualifications and registration

            A. A physician supervising a physician assistant shall:

            (1) Be licensed and in good standing in this state.

            (2) Notify the board of his intent to supervise a physician assistant.

            (3) Submit a statement to the board that he will exercise supervision over the physician assistant in accordance with any rules and regulations adopted by the board and that he will retain professional and legal responsibility for the care rendered by the physician assistant.

            (4) Maintain a written agreement with the physician assistant in compliance with R.S. 37:1360.22(8) that includes a statement that the physician shall exercise supervision over the physician assistant in accordance with this Part. The agreement shall be signed by the supervising physician and physician assistant, updated annually, kept on file at the practice site, and available to the board upon request.

            B. Physicians seeking to supervise a physician assistant shall be required to appear before the board upon their first application and notification to the board of their intention to supervise a physician assistant when the board finds discrepancies in the physician's application or when the physician is currently or has been previously subject to adverse licensure, certification, or registration actions.

            Acts 1993, No. 662, §1, eff. June 16, 1993; Acts 2015, No. 453, §1, eff. July 1, 2015.

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