STATE LAWS AND LICENSING
In Tennessee, PAs are licensed by:
Committee on Physician Assistants (COPA)
665 Mainstream Dr, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-3202, (800) 778-4123
PA Rules and Regulations
The rules and regulations governing the practice of physician assistants can be found at http://publications.tnsosfiles.com/rules/0880/0880-03.20160621.pdf. This document covers all licensing laws such as scope of practice, licensure, and disciplinary grounds and actions.
Another important document is the rules and regulations governing the practice of medicine as that addresses the physician supervision requirements. This can be found at http://publications.tnsosfiles.com/rules/0880/0880-02.20170502.pdf, and the section addressing PA supervision is 0880-02-.18.