Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 360 - RULES OF GEORGIA COMPOSITE MEDICAL BOARD.
Chapter 360-5 - PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANTS
Rule 360-5-.10 - Emergencies

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r 360-5-.10

RULE 360-5-.10. Emergencies

In a state of an emergency or a public health emergency, a physician assistant may provide medical care with such supervision as is available at the immediate or local scene where a need for medical care exists or at a relief site established as part of a state or local safety plan pursuant to Chapter 3 of Title 38. Provided:

(a) The physician assistant must hold a license, certification or authorization in good standing from any state or federal jurisdiction.

(b) Services shall be provided in response to an appropriate state or local official who is implementing a state or local emergency management plan or program.

(c) The to practice under such guidelines shall not last longer than 48 hours, unless the Board establishes further supervision guidelines for physician assistants providing care under these circumstances.

O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-4, 43-1-19, 43-34-3, 43-34-5, 43-34-8, 43-34-24.1, 43-34-102, 43-34-103, 43-34-107, 43-34-108.

(Original Rule entitled "Continuing Education Requirements" adopted. F. Apr. 6, 1992; eff. Apr. 26, 1992. Amended: F. Sept. 11, 1995; eff. Oct. 1, 1995. Amended: F. Mar. 18, 1998; eff. Apr. 7, 1998. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. May 12, 2006; eff. June 1, 2006. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Emergencies" adopted. F. Jan. 18, 2011; eff. Feb. 7, 2011.)
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