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147A.03 Protected titles and restrictions on use.

Subdivision 1. Protected titles. No individual may use the titles "Minnesota Registered Physician Assistant," "Registered Physician Assistant," "Physician Assistant," or "PA" in connection with the individual's name, or any other words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that the individual is registered with the state unless they have been registered according to this chapter.

Subd. 2. Health care practitioners. Individuals practicing in a health care occupation are not restricted in the provision of services included in this chapter as long as they do not hold themselves out as physician assistants by or through the titles provided in subdivision 1 in association with provision of these services.

Subd. 3. Identification of registered practitioners. Physician assistants in Minnesota shall wear name tags which identify them as physician assistants.

Subd. 4. Sanctions. Individuals who hold themselves out as physician assistants by or through any of the titles provided in subdivision 1 without prior registration shall be subject to sanctions or actions against continuing the activity according to section 214.11, or other authority.

HIST: 1995 c 205 art 1 s 3

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