Highlights from the November 14, 2001 Meeting of the Joint Board on the Regulation of Physician Assistants
Welcome to the Joint Board Highlights, a synopsis of events at each Joint Board Meeting
The Joint Board voted to propose legislation to reduce the size of the Joint Board from ten members to eight members, comprised of three physicians assistants, two allopathic physicians, one osteopathic physician, and two public members. P.A. Christensen requested that at least two of the three physicians supervise physician assistants at the time of the Board appointment. All members will continue to be appointed by the Governor, and be limited to two consecutive five-year terms.
Legislative Update - Proposed
Physician Assistant Prescribing Language
- Proposed Physician Assistant Prescribing Language
The Joint Board approved the following proposed statutory changes to Physician Assistant prescribing language. These changes grant an increase in the physician assistant's prescribing authority:
Year 2002 Joint Board Calendar
The following are the dates for the year 2002 meetings and events:
May 15, 2002
November 6, 2002
Next Joint Board Meeting
The next Full Board meeting will take place November 14, 2001 at the Board of Medical Examiners' Office:
9545 E. Doubletree Ranch Road Scottsdale, Arizona 85258-5539
To get there:
Take Via Linda east to 95th St. Head south on 95th Street until you reach San Salvador Dr. Turn east on San Salvador Dr. then head south on 95th Way. 95th Way will run into Doubletree Ranch Rd. The office is the north blue building at 9545 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.