Section 20-2-63

Prescriptive authority of a certified assistant to physician.

(a) Upon receipt of a Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Registration Certificate and a valid registration number issued by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, an assistant to physician may prescribe, administer, authorize for administration, or dispense only those controlled substances listed in Schedules III, IV, and V of Article 2 of Chapter 2 of this title in accordance with rules adopted by the board and any protocols, formularies, and medical regimens established by the board for regulation of a QACSC.

(b) An assistant to physician shall not utilize his or her QACSC for the purchasing, obtaining, maintaining, or ordering of any stock supply or inventory of any controlled substance in any form.

(c) An assistant to physician authorized to prescribe, administer, or dispense controlled substances in accordance with this article shall not prescribe, administer, or dispense any controlled substance to his or her own self, spouse, child, or parent.

(Act 2009-489, p. 891, §1.)