Arizona Physician Assistant Delegation Agreement Form
Business and Professions Code Section 3502.1(d) requires that a written order for medication from an AP contain the printed name, address and telephone number of the medical practitioner as well as the signature, printed or stamped name and license number of the PA. If the drug order applies to a controlled substance, it must also contain your AED number. Yes. Business and Professions Code Section 3502.1 authorizes APs to place an order for medications. AAPs can also administer or provide medication to a patient. The medical practitioner must delegate this authority to the PA as part of the delegation of services agreement. When issuing a prescription, the PA acts on behalf of and as an agent for the medical officer. Existing legislation allows for two mechanisms to ensure proper monitoring of SAP by physicians.