64B8-30.003. Physician Assistant Licensure  

Effective on Sunday, December 04, 2016
  • 1(1) Requirements for Licensure.

    5(a) All applicants for licensure as physician assistants shall apply on Form DH-MQA 2000, entitled “Physician Assistant Application for Licensure,” (revised 8/16), hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, and can be obtained from the website 41at 42http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07600 43or http://flboardofmedicine.gov/licensing/physician-assistant-licensure/.

    45(b) In addition, upon employment, a licensed physician assistant must notify the Board of Medicine, in writing, utilizing Form DH-MQA 2004, entitled “Supervision Data Form,” (revised 8/10), hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, which can be obtained from the Board of Medicine’s website at http://flboardofmedicine.gov/licensing/physician-assistant-licensure/, within 30 93days of such employment.  Any subsequent changes to the physician assistant’s employment must also be made, in writing, within 30 days of such change, utilizing this same form.

    121(c) Applicants who have been granted a temporary license pursuant to Section 133458.347(7)(e) 134or 135459.022(7)(e), F.S., 137are eligible to seek an extension of the temporary license by submitting Form DH-MQA 1076, entitled “Extension of Temporary Licensure Application” (Rev. 4/16), hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, and can be obtained from the website at 174http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07167 175or 176http://flboardofmedicine.gov/licensing/physician-assistant-licensure/.

    177(2) Applicants who have not passed the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam within five (5) attempts and have not practiced as a fully licensed physician assistant shall be required to successfully complete a minimum of three (3) months in a full-time review course at an accredited physician assistant program approved by the Chair of the Council on Physician Assistants. Said completion shall be documented by a letter signed by the head of the program stating that the applicant has satisfactorily completed the course.

    267(3) Restrictions. For purposes of carrying out the provisions of Sections 278458.347(7) 279and 280459.022, F.S., 282every physician assistant is prohibited from being supervised by any physician whose license to practice medicine is on probation.

    301(4) Registration as a dispensing physician assistant shall be made on the form set forth in subsection 31864B8-4.029(4), 319F.A.C.

    320Rulemaking Authority 322456.013, 323456.031(2), 324456.033, 325458.309, 326458.347 FS. 328Law Implemented 330456.013, 331456.0135, 332456.017, 333456.031, 334456.033, 335456.0635, 336458.347, 337459.022 FS. 339History–New 4-28-76, Amended 11-15-78, 10-23-80, 12-4-85, Formerly 21M-17.03, Amended 5-13-87, 11-15-88, 11-15-90, 1-9-92, 5-6-93, Formerly 21M-17.003, Amended 9-21-93, Formerly 61F6-17.003, Amended 9-8-94, 11-30-94, 10-25-95, 3-25-96, Formerly 59R-30.003, Amended 6-7-98, 8-19-99, 5-28-00, 3-3-02, 5-19-03, 10-19-03, 11-17-03, 9-5-05, 12-12-05, 10-30-06, 2-25-07, 5-20-09, 2-2-10, 12-6-10, 1-27-13, 2-22-15, 7-27-16, 9-26-16, 12-4-16.