American Academy of Physician Assistants

Six Key Elements

These six key elements should be part of every state PA practice act:

  1. "Licensure" as the regulatory term
  2. Full prescriptive authority
  3. Scope of practice determined at the practice level
  4. Adaptable collaboration requirements
  5. Chart co-signature requirements determined at the practice
  6. No restriction on the number of PAs with whom a physician may collaborate

Your State and the Six Key Elements