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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 031 : Physician Assistants

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1734c)
  • § 1734c. Exemptions

    (a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require licensure under this chapter of any of the following:

    (1) Physician assistant students enrolled in a physician assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.

    (2) Physician assistants employed in the service of the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard, including National Guard in state status, while performing duties incident to that employment.

    (3) Technicians or other assistants or employees of a physician who perform physician-delegated tasks but who are not rendering services as physician assistants or identifying themselves as physician assistants.

    (4) Physician assistants who are duly licensed and in good standing in another state, territory, or jurisdiction of the United States or in Canada if the physician assistants are employed as or formally designated as team physician assistants by an athletic team visiting Vermont for a specific sporting event and the physician assistants limit their practice in this State to the treatment of the members, coaches, and staff of the sports team employing or designating the physician assistants.

    (b) Physician assistants licensed in this State or credentialed as physician assistants by a federal employer shall not be required to have a practice agreement when responding to a need for medical care created by a disaster or emergency, as that term is defined in 20 V.S.A. § 102(c). (Added 2011, No. 61, § 4, eff. June 2, 2011; amended 2015, No. 94 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. May 10, 2016; 2017, No. 113 (Adj. Sess.), § 166; 2019, No. 123 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)