(1) A physician assistant may perform medical services that (a) are delegated by and
provided under the supervision of a licensed physician who meets the requirements
of section 38-2050, (b) are appropriate to the level of education, experience, and training of the physician
assistant, (c)(i) form a component of the supervising physician's scope of practice
or (ii) form a component of the scope of practice of a physician who meets the requirements
of section 38-2050 working in the same physician group as the physician assistant if delegated by and
provided under the supervision of and collaboration with such physician, (d) are medical
services for which the physician assistant has been prepared by education, experience,
and training and that the physician assistant is competent to perform, and (e) are
not otherwise prohibited by law.
(2) A physician assistant shall have at least one supervising physician for each employer. If the employer is a multispecialty practice, the physician assistant shall have
a supervising physician for each specialty practice area in which the physician assistant
performs medical services.
(3) Each physician assistant and his or her supervising physician shall be responsible
to ensure that (a) the scope of practice of the physician assistant is identified,
(b) the delegation of medical tasks is appropriate to the level of education, experience,
and training of the physician assistant, (c) the relationship of and access to the
supervising physician is defined, and (d) a process for evaluation of the performance
of the physician assistant is established.
(4) A physician assistant may pronounce death and may complete and sign death certificates
and any other forms if such acts are within the scope of practice of the physician
(5) A physician assistant may practice under the supervision of a podiatrist as provided
in section 38-3013.
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