PA Practice Act, California Business and Professions (B&P) Code

 
This article contains the laws in the PA Practice Act defining day-to-day practice in California. B&P Code § 3500 – 3503.5
 
Introduction and Terminology 
Describes the purpose of the PA Practice Act to utilize the skills of PAs to encourage the use of PAs in the more effective provision of healthcare services.
 
This chapter shall be known and cited as the PA Practice Act.
 
Describes the terminology used in the PA Practice Act with definitions of language found in the Act.
 
Discusses drug orders and furnishing along with the requirement for DEA registration for PAs who issue drug orders for controlled substances.