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Overview of Physician Licenses and Permits

“Texas offers a full unrestricted medical license as well a number of limited licenses or permits.  More information on eligibility and how to apply for each type of license or permit can be found by selecting from links to the left.  Below is a brief description of the limited licenses or ... ”

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General Information for Physician Assistants

“... quo; answers to questions on the Professionalism, Medical Liability section of the application. Once all items have been received, have been reviewed and approved by the appropriate members of Board staff, and your assigned licensing analyst has formally notified you that your file is co ... ”

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PA Board Biographies

“... ports Medicine and Orthopedics, Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, East Texas Medical Center, and Longview Regional Hospital. She is a member of the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is a Past President of the Texas Academy of Physician Assist ... ”

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PA Board Overview

“... aining and experience of the physician assistant, medical services that are delegated by a supervising physician. Under the Occupations Code, medical services provided by a physician assistant may include, but are not limited to:   (1) obtaining patient histories and performing physical examina ... ”

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PA Board History

“... as an advisory board to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. In 1994, Council members were appointed and drafted rules to implement the Physician Assistant Licensing Act passed by the 73rd Legislature. In the summer of 1994, the Council began issuing licenses to physician assistants, and wit ... ”

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TMB Statistics

“TMB Statistics The Texas Medical Board provides annual statistics on licensees, enforcement activities and on agency operations, as required by state statute. Click on the dropdown menus and corresponding links to the left to view annual statistical information. To download licensee databases which ... ”

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PA Additional Fees

“... mation is seen, processed, or stored by the Texas Medical Board. The payment portion of the online registration system is handled by Texas.gov, the official website of Texas.  The price of this service includes funds that support the ongoing operations and enhancements of Texas.gov, which ... ”

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OBA - Level I

“... inimum, in BLS; and the following age-appropriate equipment must be present: bag mask valve; and oxygen. ”

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Physician Cancellation by Request

“... cian may request cancellation of his or her Texas medical license at any time. Once a license is cancelled, the physician will no longer be able to practice medicine in the state of Texas in any capacity.  In order to practice medicine again in Texas following cancellation, a physician must fil ... ”

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Physician in Training (PIT)

“... ualified person to participate in a post graduate medical training or fellowship program.  A PIT permit is restricted to the supervised practice of medicine that is part of the training or fellowship program. Please note that a medical school or college is not added to the Substantial Equivalen ... ”

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PIT - Eligibility Checklist

“...        Are you a medical school graduate, or        Have you completed a 5th Pathway program Training Program        Have you been accepted into a training program and issued an ID number? &nbs ... ”

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Office-Based Anesthesia

“... olytics, must register and pay a fee to the Texas Medical Board. The current fee for office-based anesthesia is a total of $210, per physician.   In addition, each physician who registers with the TMB for office-based anesthesia, or OBA, must identify what level of anesthesia services are provi ... ”

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Medical License Limited to Underserved Areas

“The Medical License Limited to Underserved Area allows applicants for a full medical license who do not meet exam timeframe requirements to obtain a license limited solely and exclusively to practice in a medically underserved or health professional shortage area. The holder of a Medical Licens ... ”

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OBA - Level II

“... a crash cart must be present containing drugs and equipment necessary to carry out ACLS protocols, including, but not limited to, the following age-appropriate equipment: bag mask valve and appropriate airway maintenance devices; oxygen; AED or other defibrillator; pre-measured doses of first line ... ”

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OBA - Level III

“... g the patient during the procedure; and the same equipment required for Level II; establishment of a working intravenous feed; the presence of appropriate antagonists (i.e. Naloxone and Flumazenil); and adherence to ASA Standards for Postanesthesia Care. ... ”

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Are CRNA’s authorized to practice independent of physician supervision and delegation?

“No, neither the Medical Practice Act nor the Nursing Practice Act authorize independent practice by a CRNA.  Additionally, Texas Attorney General Opinion No. KP-0266 found “A certified registered nurse anesthetist does not possess independent authority to administer anesthesia without del ... ”

Do I have to let the Medical Board know about my delegates/supervising physicians?

“... w to register their delegating physicians, as the Medical Board does not have licensing authority for nurses. ”

Are there any additional requirements that I need to complete before I request to return my retired physician license to an active status?

“... wship or other structured program; passage of the Medical Jurisprudence Examination; and/or such other remedial or restrictive conditions or requirements which, in the discretion of the board, are necessary to ensure protection of the public and minimal competency of the applicant to safely practice ... ”

What amount of detail must be in the documentation of the PMP check?

“As with all medical records documentation, the notation must be contemporaneous, legible and provide complete information.  In this case, complete information would include the date of the review and the identity of the provider who reviewed the information. ... ”

Does everyone at my practice have to apply for a waiver or just the medical director?

“Currently, each individual physician who needs a waiver will have to apply for their own individual waiver. Although this may change in the future, TMB is currently unable to track waivers by group.       ”