Department of Consumer Affairs Physician Assistant Board

Disciplinary Actions

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Explanation of Disciplinary Language

Accusation — Charges filed against a licensee alleging violations of the Laws and Regulations Relating to the Practice of Physician Assistants.
Default Decision — Licensee fails to respond to the Accusation by filing a Notice of Defense or fails to appear at the administrative hearing.
Denied — The application for licensure as a physician assistant is denied.
Decision — The order of the Board in a disciplinary action.
Interim Suspension Order (ISO) — An order issued upon petition by the Committee, suspending a licensee from all or a part of his or her physician assistant practice.
Petition to Revoke Probation — Charges filed against a probationer seeking revocation of their license based upon violation(s) of probation.
Probation — Terms and conditions placed on a licensee for a specific period of time as a result of disciplinary action.
Probationary License — A conditional license issued to an applicant with terms and conditions for a specific period of time.
Public Reprimand — Licensee was reprimanded for a minor violation(s).
Revoked — Licensee's right to practice is ended.
Revoked, Stayed, Probation — "Stayed" means the revocation is postponed. Professional practice may continue so long as the licensee complies with the specific terms and conditions. Violation of probation may result in the revocation that was postponed.
Statement of Issues — Charges filed against an applicant to deny licensure.
Stipulated Decision — A Settlement agreed to in lieu of a formal hearing to resolve the accusation and impose discipline.
Surrender — Licensee stipulates to surrender the license. The right to practice is ended.
Suspension — Licensee is prohibited from practicing for a specific period of time.

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