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67,17 Section 17. 448.03 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
448.03 (1) (b) No person may practice as a physician assistant unless he or she is licensed by the board as a physician assistant.
67,18 Section 18. 448.03 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
448.03 (1) (c) No person may practice podiatry, or attempt to do so or make a representation as authorized to do so, without a license to practice podiatry granted by the board.
67,19 Section 19. 448.03 (2) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.03 (2) (e) Any person other than a physician assistant who is providing patient services as directed, supervised and inspected by a physician or podiatrist who has the power to direct, decide and oversee the implementation of the patient services rendered.
67,20 Section 20. 448.03 (3) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.03 (3) (e) No person may designate himself or herself as a "physician assistant" or use or assume the title "physician assistant" or append to the person's name the words or letters "physician assistant" or "P.A." or any other titles, letters or designation which represents or may tend to represent the person as a physician assistant unless certified he or she is licensed as a physician assistant by the board.
67,21 Section 21. 448.04 (1) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.04 (1) (f) (title) Certificate as physician Physician assistant license. The board shall certify license as a physician assistant an individual who meets the requirements for certification licensure under s. 448.05 (5). The board may, by rule, provide for various classes of temporary certificates licenses to practice as physician assistants.
67,22 Section 22. 448.05 (5) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (5) (title) Certificate as a physician Physician assistant license.
67,23 Section 23. 448.05 (5) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (5) (a) (intro.) The board shall promulgate rules establishing certification licensing standards and practice standards for physician assistants and shall certify license persons under those rules. The board may not grant a certificate license as a physician assistant to an applicant unless the applicant submits evidence satisfactory to the board of all of the following:
67,24 Section 24. 448.05 (5) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (5) (a) 1. That the applicant is certified to assist primary care physicians has passed the certifying examination administered by the national commission on certification of physician assistants National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
67,25 Section 25. 448.05 (5) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (5) (a) 2. That the applicant has satisfactorily completed a physician assistant training program that is certified under par. (b) accredited by the American Medical Association's Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or its successor.
67,26 Section 26. 448.05 (5) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
67,27 Section 27. 448.05 (5) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (5) (c) In promulgating rules under pars. par. (a) and (b), the board shall recognize the objective under s. 448.20 (4).
67,28 Section 28. 448.05 (5) (d) of the statutes is renumbered 448.03 (2) (k) and amended to read:
448.03 (2) (k) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as requiring certification under this subsection of other Any persons other than physician assistants who assist physicians.
67,29 Section 29. 448.20 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.20 (1) (title) Recommend certification licensing and practice standards. Within 3 months after the selection of all its initial members, the The council on physician assistants shall develop and recommend to the examining board certification licensing and practice standards for physician assistants. In developing the standards, the council shall consider the following factors: an individual's training, wherever given; experience, however acquired, including experience obtained in a hospital, a physician's office, the armed services or the federal health service of the United States, or their equivalent as found by the examining board; and education, including that offered by a medical school and the technical college system board.
67,30 Section 30. 448.20 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.20 (3) (a) Revising physician assistant certification licensing and practice standards and on matters pertaining to the education, training and certification licensing of physician assistants.
67,31 Section 31. 448.21 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.21 (1) Prohibited practices. (intro.) No physician assistant may perform patient services provide medical care, except routine screening, in:
67,32 Section 32. 448.21 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.21 (2) Employe status. No physician assistant may be self-employed. The employer of a physician assistant shall assume legal responsibility for any patient medical care undertaken provided by the physician assistant during the employment. The employer of a physician assistant, if other than a licensed physician, shall provide for and not interfere with supervision of the physician assistant by a licensed physician.
67,33 Section 33. 448.21 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
448.21 (3) Prescriptive authority. A physician assistant may issue a prescription order for a drug or device in accordance with guidelines established by a supervising physician and the physician assistant and with rules promulgated by the board. If any conflict exists between the guidelines and the rules, the rules shall control.
67,33m Section 33m. 448.40 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
448.40 (2) (f) Establishing requirements for prescription orders issued by physician assistants under s. 448.21 (3).
67,34 Section 34. 450.10 (3) (a) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
450.10 (3) (a) 5. A physician, physician assistant, podiatrist or, physical therapist licensed or, occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant licensed or certified under ch. 448.
67,35 Section 35. 560.184 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
560.184 (1) (b) "Health care provider" means a physician's physician assistant, nurse-midwife or nurse practitioner.
67,36 Section 36. 895.48 (1m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
895.48 (1m) (intro.) Any physician licensed under ch. 448, chiropractor licensed under ch. 446, dentist licensed under ch. 447, emergency medical technician licensed under s. 146.50, physician assistant certified licensed under ch. 448 or registered nurse licensed under ch. 441 who renders voluntary health care to a participant in an athletic event or contest sponsored by a nonprofit corporation, as defined in s. 46.93 (1m) (c), a private school, as defined in s. 115.001 (3r), a public agency, as defined in s. 46.93 (1m) (e), or a school, as defined in s. 609.655 (1) (c), is immune from civil liability for his or her acts or omissions in rendering that care if all of the following conditions exist:
67,37 Section 37. 908.03 (6m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
908.03 (6m) (a) Definition. In this subsection, "health care provider" means a chiropractor licensed under ch. 446, a dentist licensed under ch. 447, a physician assistant certified licensed under ch. 448 or a health care provider as defined in s. 655.001 (8).
67,38 Section 38. 961.01 (19) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
961.01 (19) (a) A physician, advanced practice nurse, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, optometrist, scientific investigator or, subject to s. 448.21 (3), a physician assistant, or other person licensed, registered, certified or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, administer or use in teaching or chemical analysis a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state.
67,38m Section 38m. Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Notwithstanding sections 448.04 (1) (f) and 448.05 (5) (a) (intro.), 1. and 2. and (c) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the medical examining board shall issue a certificate of licensure or temporary licensure, as appropriate, under section 448.04 (1) (f) of the statutes, as affected by this act, to any person who, on the effective date of this subsection, holds a valid certificate as a physician assistant granted by the medical examining board before the effective date of this subsection.
67,39 Section 39.0 Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 10th month beginning after publication.
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