21 NCAC 32S .0215 RESPONSIBILITIES OF PRIMARY SUPERVISING PHYSICIANS IN REGARD TO BACK-UP SUPERVISING PHYSICIANS
(a) The primary supervising physician shall ensure that a supervising physician, either primary or back-up, is accessible for the physician assistant to consult whenever the physician assistant is performing medical acts, tasks, or functions.
(b) A back-up supervising physician shall be licensed to practice medicine by the Board, not prohibited by the Board from supervising a physician assistant, and approved by the primary supervising physician as a person willing and qualified to oversee the medical acts performed by the physician assistant in the absence of the primary supervising physician. A current list of all approved back-up supervising physicians, signed and dated by each back-up supervising physician, the primary supervising physician, and the physician assistant, shall be retained as part of the Supervisory Arrangement.
History Note: Authority G.S. 90-18(c)(13); 90-18.1;
Eff. September 1, 2009;
Amended Eff. May 1, 2015;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.