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 40.490 - Grounds for suspension, revocation, or denial of license

Universal Citation: 12 AK Admin Code 12 AAC 40.490

Current through December 14, 2023

The board, after compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act (AS 44.62), will, in its discretion, suspend, revoke, or deny the license of a physician assistant who

(1) fails to pay the fees established in 12 AAC 02.250;

(2) has obtained, or attempted to obtain, a license or authorization to practice as a physician assistant by fraud, deceit, material misrepresentation, or false statement;

(3) habitually abuses alcoholic beverages, or illegally uses depressants, hallucinogenic or stimulant drugs as defined by AS 17.12.150(3), or uses narcotic drugs as defined by AS 17.10.230(13);

(4) consistently fails to comply with 12 AAC 40.460;

(5) practices without the required collaborative plan as required by 12 AAC 40.410;

(6) represents or uses any signs, figures, or letters to represent himself or herself as a physician, surgeon, doctor, or doctor of medicine;

(7) violates any section of this chapter;

(8) is found to have demonstrated professional incompetence as defined in 12 AAC 40.970;

(9) in a clinical setting,

(A) fails to clearly identify oneself as a physician assistant to a patient;

(B) uses or permits to be used on the physician assistant's behalf the term "doctor," "Dr.," or "doc"; or

(C) holds oneself out in any way to be a physician or surgeon;

(10) practices without maintaining certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Eff. 1/13/80, Register 73; am 9/30/81, Register 79; am 8/20/87, Register 103; am 3/12/89, Register 109; am 6/28/97, Register 142; am 9/1/2007, Register 183; am 9/9/2010, Register 195; am 5/8/2013, Register 206

Authority:AS 08.64.100

AS 08.64.107

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