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49 Pa. Code § 25.141. Purpose.

GENERAL PROVISIONS


§ 25.141. Purpose.

 The purpose of this subchapter is to implement the provisions of the act which provide for the licensure of physician assistants. The legislation provides for more effective utilization of certain skills of osteopathic physicians enabling them to delegate certain medical tasks to qualified physician assistants when such delegation is consistent with the patient’s health and welfare.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  25.141 issued under section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  186); and sections 10(h) and 16 of the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (63 P. S. §  271.10(h) and 271.16); amended under sections 10(f) and (h), 10.1(c), 10.2(f) and 16 of the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (63 P. S. § §  271.10(f) and (h), 271.10a(c), 271.10b(f) and 271.16).

Source

   The provisions of this §  25.141 adopted April 23, 1982, effective April 24, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1332; amended January 31, 2014, effective February 1, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 589. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (344828).



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