21 NCAC 32S .0218 TITLE AND PRACTICE PROTECTION
(a) Any person not licensed by the Board violates G.S. 90-18.1 if he or she:
(1) falsely identifies him/herself as a physician assistant;
(2) uses any combination or abbreviation of the term "physician assistant" to indicate or imply that he or she is a physician assistant; or
(3) acts as a physician assistant without being licensed by the Board.
(b) An unlicensed physician may not use the title of "physician assistant" or practice as a physician assistant unless he/she fulfills the requirements of this Subchapter.
History Note: Authority G.S. 90-9.3; 90-18(c)(13); 90-18.1;
Eff. September 1, 2009;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.