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Oklahoma Physician Assistants


As used in the Physician Assistant Act:

"Health care services" means services which require training in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, including the use and administration of drugs, and which are performed by physician assistants under the supervision and at the direction of physicians. Such services include:

  1. initially approaching a patient of any age group in a patient care setting to elicit a detailed history, performing a physical examination, delineating problems and recording the data,
  2. assisting the physician in conducting rounds in acute and long-term inpatient care settings, developing and implementing patient management plans, recording progress notes and assisting in the provision of continuity of care in other patient care settings,
  3. ordering, performing or interpreting, at least to the point of recognizing deviations from the norm, common laboratory, radiological, cardiographic and other routine diagnostic procedures used to identify pathophysiologic processes,
  4. ordering or performing routine procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing simple conditions produced by infection, trauma or other disease processes,
  5. assisting in the management of more complex illness and injuries, which may include assisting surgeons in the conduct of operations and taking initiative in performing evaluation and therapeutic procedures in response to life-threatening situations,
  6. instructing and counseling patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance, and
  7. facilitating the referral of patients to the community's health and social services agencies when appropriate.

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting Month Agenda (last modified) Results
January 2018 Agenda (01/19/2018)
October 2017 Agenda (10/10/2017) Results
July 2017 Agenda (07/25/2017) Results
April 2017 Agenda (04/18/2017) Results
January 2017 Agenda (01/17/2017) Results

Forms & Resources

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If you are applying for an additional position or a transfer of position you must submit:

  • PA Form 5
  • Fee – $50

If additional alternate supervisors are also requested, also complete:

  • PA Form 6
Allied Professionals Registration Click on the link to the left to fill out your Application for licensure Online. This is for New Licenses and Reinstatements only. A PDF containing the instructions may be downloaded below
Instructions for Application - updated November 14, 2016.
Evidence of Status Form - New legislation took effect November 1, 2007, requiring the Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision to issue a license only to U.S. citizens, nationals and legal permanent resident aliens; and to applicants who present valid documentary evidence of: A valid, unexpired immigrant or nonimmigrant visa status for admission into the U.S.; A pending or approved application for asylum in the U.S.; Admission into the U.S. in refugee status; A pending or approved application for temporary protected status in the U.S.; Approved deferred action status; or A pending application for adjustment of status to legal permanent residence status or conditional resident status. Applicants in the above six categories will only be eligible to receive a license card that is valid for the time period of their authorized stay in the U.S., or if there is no date of end to the time period of their authorized stay, for one year. The information will be verified through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program, operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In order to verify citizenship or qualified alien status, applicants for licensure by endorsement or examination or for reinstatement of their license, must submit an Evidence of Status Form and the required supporting documentation with their application.
Oath and Photo Page - must accompany all new license applications. - revised February 26, 2017
Form 1 - Allied Verification of Education - updated November 14, 2016
Form 3 - Allied Verification of Licensure Certification
Form 5 - Application to Practice as a Physician Assistant and Utilization Guidelines - revised April 18, 2017
Form 6 - Alternate Supervising Physician - revised April 18, 2017
Extended Background Check (EBC) Consent to Perform Criminal History Background Check in Compliance with the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act)
Application for Modification - submit this form for a Name Change on an existing license along with official documentation (copy of marriage license, divorce decree, etc) and fee.


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Title 59 O.S., Sections 519 - 524




Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. Revised 10/21/13
Opioid Prescribing Guidelines 11x17 Poster - Oklahoma Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. revised 10/21/13
Patient Handout regarding Opioids for Emergency and Urgent care. Revised 10/21/13
Prescription Drug Poster. Poster for public display about Opioid Painkillers. revised 10/21/13

Continuing Education Requirements

Section 519.8. License renewal--Fees

A. Licenses issued to physician assistants shall be renewed annually on a date determined by the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. Each application for renewal shall document that the physician assistant has earned at least twenty (20) hours of continuing medical education during the preceding calendar year.

435:15-3-17. Continuing education for renewal

(a) Applicants initially licensed as a physician assistant will be exempt from reporting Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits until one year after licensure, thereafter each applicant for renewal must provide evidence that he or she has successfully earned at least twenty (20) hours of Category I CME hours during the preceding calendar year.

(b) At least one (1) hour of Category I CME shall be earned each calendar year concerning the topic of substance abuse.

(c) The CME hours shall be logged and reported to the Board on an annual basis by the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants, Inc. The applicant shall bear the cost of this requirement.

(d) Any applicant for renewal who does not meet the requirements for continuing education by December 31 of the previous calendar year may not renew until deficient hours are obtained and verified. Additionally, within the next calendar year the licensee will be required to obtain forty (40) hours of Category I CME. Failure to meet these additional requirements will result in further disciplinary action.

[Source: Amended and renumbered from 435:15-3-10 at 10 Ok Reg 4377, eff 7-27-93 (emergency); Amended and renumbered from 435:15-3-10 at 11 Ok Reg 2331, eff 5-26-94; Amended at 15 Ok Reg 2022, eff 5-26-98; Amended at 16 Ok Reg 378, eff 10-6-98 (emergency); Amended at 16 Ok Reg 1214, eff 5-14-99; Amended at 28 Ok Reg 1750, eff 6-25-2011]

Licensing Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I obtain written verification of a license?
    Send a written request with the fee of $25. Verifications that are accompanied by the appropriate fee are processed and mailed daily. If a request comes in without the fee it is forwarded to the business office for billing prior to being mailed.
  2. When will I get a renewal notice?
    Although there is no statutory requirement to give notice, the Board does mail renewal notices approximately sixty (60) days prior to the expiration of a license. All notices are mailed to the mailing address we have on file. Please keep the Board informed of your current mailing address at all times. If you did not receive a notice, contact the Board office and a duplicate will be sent. Within the next few months we will start mailing a reminder card thirty (30) days prior to license expiration if you have not renewed. Any renewal post-marked after the expiration date is considered late and the late fee will be required. Not receiving a notice is not grounds for waiving the late fee.
  3. When will I get a new wallet card?
    Renewals are posted daily as they arrive at the Board office. Each Monday, wallet cards are printed and mailed for everyone who renewed the previous week. If you submitted your payment and do not receive a new card within the next couple of weeks, contact the Board office. Please renew early in order to receive your new card prior to the old card expiring.

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