Physician Assistant Resources

NYS PA License Requirements 

NYS DOH Reference Information: Physician Assistant

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Supervision Requirements
Supervision by a physician is required and must be continuous, but doesn’t necessarily require the physical presence of the physician where services are performed. N.Y. Education Law §6542(2)

Prescriptive Authority for Physician Assistants
A PA may prescribe Schedules II-V controlled substances if acting under the delegation of the supervising physician and within the scope of their practice. N.Y. Pub. Health Law §3702(3)

Scope of Practice Determination
The PA may perform medical services and acts that are delegated by the supervising physician and are within the scope of practice of the physician. N.Y. Education Law §6542(1)