ORS 677.495¹
Definitions for ORS 677.495 to 677.545

As used in ORS 677.495 (Definitions for ORS 677.495 to 677.545) to 677.545 (Duties of committee), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Agent" means a physician designated by the supervising physician of a physician assistant who supervises the medical services of the physician assistant for a predetermined period of time.

(2) "Committee" means the Physician Assistant Committee created in ORS 677.540 (Physician Assistant Committee).

(3) "Physician assistant" means a person who is licensed in accordance with ORS 677.505 (Application of provisions governing physician assistants to other health professions) to 677.525 (Fees).

(4) "Supervision" means the routine direction and regular review by the supervising physician, as determined to be appropriate by the Oregon Medical Board, of the medical services provided by the physician assistant. The practice description shall provide for the maintenance of direct, verbal communication either in person or by means described in ORS 677.515 (Medical services rendered by physician assistant) (4)(a) but the description shall not require the physical presence at all times of the supervising physician. [Formerly 677.012; 1983 c.486 §45; 1987 c.660 §24; 1989 c.830 §30; 1999 c.119 §1; 1999 c.582 §1; 2001 c.744 §§3,4; 2005 c.366 §1; 2007 c.347 §1]

Chapter 677

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 677—Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors677.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 677, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­677ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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