Section 20-2-62

Qualifications for certificate.

The board may grant a Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Registration Certificate to an assistant to physician who:

(1) Is practicing with appropriate physician supervision as defined herein and in accordance with this article; Title 34, Chapter 24, Article 7, and all rules and regulations pertaining to physician supervision between qualified physicians and qualified assistants to physicians.

(2) Submits proof of successful completion of a course or courses approved by the board which includes advanced pharmacology and prescribing trends relating to controlled substances.

(3) Provides accurate and complete documentation of a minimum of 12 months of active, clinical employment with physician supervision following National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification.

(Act 2009-489, p. 891, §1.)