(a)  By notifying the Board in writing, any Anesthesiologist Assistant may elect to place his or her license on inactive status.  An Anesthesiologist Assistant with an inactive license shall not practice as an Anesthesiologist Assistant. Any Anesthesiologist Assistant who engages in practice while his or her license is on inactive status shall be considered to be practicing without a license. 

(b)  An Anesthesiologist Assistant who has been inactive for less than six months may request reactivation of his or her license.   He or she shall pay the current annual fee as defined in Rule .0113 of this Subchapter, provide documentation to the Board verifying current certification by the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants and shall complete the Board's registration form.

(c)  An Anesthesiologist Assistant who has been inactive for more than six months shall submit an application for a license and pay the application fee as defined in Rule .0113 of this Subchapter.  The Board may deny any such application for any enumerated reason contained in G.S. 90-14 or for any violation of the Rules of this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-18(c)(20); 90-18.5;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 28, 2008;

Eff. April 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.