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WVC 30 - 3 E- 16 §30-3E-16. Summer camp or volunteer endorsement -- Out-of-state licensee.

     (a) The appropriate licensing board may grant a summer camp or volunteer endorsement to provide services at a children's summer camp or volunteer services for a public or community event to a physician assistant licensed from another jurisdiction who:

     (1) Is currently licensed in another jurisdiction and has a current certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants;

     (2) Has no current discipline, limitations or restrictions on his or her license;

     (3) Has passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants;

     (4) Has submitted a timely application;

     (5) Has paid the applicable fees; and

     (6) Attests that:

     (A) The organizers of the summer camp and public or community event have arranged for a supervising physician to be available as needed to the physician assistant;

     (B) The physician assistant shall limit his or her scope of practice to medical acts which are within his or her education, training and experience; and

     (C) The physician assistant will not prescribe any controlled substances or legend drugs as part of his or her practice at the summer camp or public or community event; and

     (7) Has fulfilled any other requirements specified by the appropriate board.

     (b) A physician assistant may only receive one summer camp or volunteer endorsement annually. The endorsement is active for one specifically designated period annually, which period cannot exceed three weeks.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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