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Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-95-907. Supervision

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(a) Supervision of a graduate registered physician shall be continuous and require the physical presence of the supervising physician at the place that the services are rendered.

(b) Each team of physicians and graduate registered physicians has an obligation to ensure that:

(1) The graduate registered physician's scope of practice is identified;

(2) The delegation of a medical task is appropriate to the graduate registered physician's level of competence;

(3) The relationship and access to the supervising physician are defined;  and

(4) A process of evaluation of the graduate registered physician's performance is established.

(c) The graduate registered physician and supervising physician may designate back-up physicians who agree to supervise the graduate registered physician during the absence of the supervising physician.

(d) A physician who desires to supervise a graduate registered physician shall:

(1) Be licensed in this state;

(2) Notify the Arkansas State Medical Board of his or her intent to supervise a graduate registered physician;

(3) Submit a statement to the board that he or she will exercise supervision over the graduate registered physician in accordance with rules adopted by the board;  and

(4) Limit supervision to no more than two (2) graduate registered physicians per supervising physician.

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