Alaska Administrative Code
Title 12 - Professional Regulations
Part 1 - Boards and Commissions Subject to Centralized Licensing
Chapter 40 - State Medical Board
Article 5 - Physician Assistants
Section 12 AAC 40.415 - Remote practice location

Universal Citation: 12 AK Admin Code 12 AAC 40.415

Current through December 14, 2023

(a) To qualify to practice in a remote practice location, a physician assistant with less than two years of full-time clinical experience must work 160 hours in direct patient care under the direct and immediate supervision of the collaborating physician or alternate collaborating physician. The first 40 hours must be completed before the physician assistant begins practice in the remote practice location, and the remaining 120 hours must be completed within 90 days after the date the physician assistant starts practice in the remote practice location.

(b) A physician assistant with less than two years of full-time clinical experience who practices in a remote practice location and who has a change of collaborating physician must work 40 hours under the direct and immediate supervision of the new collaborating physician within 60 days after the effective date of the new collaborative plan unless the change is only to replace the primary collaborating physician with an existing alternate collaborating physician.

(c) A physician assistant with two or more years of full-time clinical experience who applies for authorization to practice in a remote practice location shall submit with the collaborative plan

(1) a detailed curriculum vitae documenting that the physician assistant's previous experience as a physician assistant is sufficient to meet the requirements of the location assignment; and

(2) a written recommendation and approval from the collaborating physician.

(d) In this section, "remote practice location" means a location in which a physician assistant practices that is 30 or more miles by road from the collaborating physician's primary office.

Eff. 9/1/2007, Register 183

Authority:AS 08.64.100

AS 08.64.107

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