38-2055. Physician assistants; prescribe drugs and devices; restrictions.

A physician assistant may prescribe drugs and devices as delegated to do so by a supervising physician. Any limitation placed by the supervising physician on the prescribing authority of the physician assistant shall be recorded on the physician assistant's scope of practice agreement established pursuant to rules and regulations adopted and promulgated under the Medicine and Surgery Practice Act. All prescriptions and prescription container labels shall bear the name of the physician assistant and, if required for purposes of reimbursement, the name of the supervising physician. A physician assistant to whom has been delegated the authority to prescribe controlled substances shall obtain a federal Drug Enforcement Administration registration number.

Source:Laws 1985, LB 132, § 15; Laws 1992, LB 1019, § 41; Laws 1999, LB 379, § 4; Laws 1999, LB 828, § 94; Laws 2005, LB 175, § 1; R.S.Supp.,2006, § 71-1,107.30; Laws 2007, LB463, § 713; Laws 2009, LB195, § 46.

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