Oregon Statutes - Chapter 677 - Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture - Section 677.545 - Duties of committee.

The Physician Assistant Committee shall:

(1) Review all applications for physician assistantsí licensure and for renewal thereof.

(2) Review applications of physician assistants for dispensing privileges.

(3) Recommend approval or disapproval of applications submitted under subsection (1) or (2) of this section to the Oregon Medical Board.

(4) Recommend criteria to be used in granting dispensing privileges under ORS 677.515.

(5) Recommend the formulary for prescriptive privileges that may include all or parts of Schedules II, III, IV and V controlled substances and the procedures for physician assistants and supervising physicians to follow in exercising the prescriptive privileges.

(6) Recommend the approval, disapproval or modification of the application for prescriptive privileges for any physician assistant. An application for Schedule II controlled substances prescriptive privileges must be submitted to the Oregon Medical Board by the physician assistantís supervising physician and must be accompanied by the practice description of the physician assistant. The Schedule II controlled substances prescriptive privileges of a physician assistant shall be limited by the practice description approved by the board and may be restricted further by the supervising physician at any time. The supervising physician shall notify the physician assistant and the board of any additional restrictions imposed by the supervising physician, and the practice description on file with the board shall be amended to reflect the additional restrictions imposed. To be eligible for Schedule II controlled substances prescriptive privileges, a physician assistant must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and must complete all required continuing medical education coursework. [1981 c.220 §7; 1989 c.830 §37; 1999 c.582 §9; 2003 c.447 §1]

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