Anesthesiologist assistant license
(1)To be licensed as an anesthesiologist assistant under this article 240, an applicant must be at least twenty-one years of age and must have:
(a)Successfully completed an education program for anesthesiologist assistants that conforms to standards delineated by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or its successor organization, and approved by the board;
(b)Successfully completed the national certifying examination for anesthesiologist assistants that is administered by the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants or a successor organization; and
(c)Submitted an application to the board in the manner designated by the board and paid the appropriate fee established by the board pursuant to section 12-20-105.
(2)A person applying for a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant in this state shall notify the board, in connection with his or her application for licensure, of the commission of any act that would be grounds for disciplinary action against a licensed anesthesiologist assistant under section 12-240-121, along with an explanation of the circumstances of the act. The board may deny licensure to any applicant as set forth in section 12-240-120.
(3)A person licensed to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant shall not perform any act that constitutes the practice of medicine within a hospital or ambulatory surgical center licensed pursuant to part 1 of article 3 of title 25 or required to obtain a certificate of compliance pursuant to section 25-1.5-103 (1)(a)(II), unless the licensed anesthesiologist assistant obtains authorization from the governing board of the hospital or ambulatory surgical center. The governing board of a hospital or ambulatory surgical center may grant, deny, or limit a licensed anesthesiologist assistant’s authorization based on the governing board’s established procedures.
(4)The board may take any disciplinary action with respect to an anesthesiologist assistant license as it may with respect to the license of a physician, in accordance with section 12-240-125.
(5)The board shall license and keep a record of anesthesiologist assistants who have been licensed pursuant to this section. A licensed anesthesiologist assistant shall renew his or her license in accordance with section 12-240-130.
Section 12-240-112 — Anesthesiologist assistant license - qualifications,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-12.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).