(ii) Training offered by, or in conjunction with, a state or federal agency.
(iii) Training obtained in an educational program that has been approved by the task
force for initial licensure, or by a college or university.
(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking that
meets the requirements of subdivision (1)(a) of this subrule and is published in a peer
review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal.
(c) Acceptable modalities of training may include any of the following:
(i) Teleconference or webinar.
(ii) Online presentation.
(iii) Live presentation.
(iv) Printed or electronic media.
(2) The department may select and audit a sample of individuals and request
documentation of proof of completion of training. If audited by the department, an
individual shall provide an acceptable proof of completion of training, including either of
(a) Proof of completion certificate issued by the training provider that includes the
date, provider name, name of training, and individual’s name.
(b) A self-certification statement by an individual. The certification statement shall
include the individual’s name and either of the following:
(i) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date,
training provider name, and name of training.
(ii) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of article,
author, publication name of peer review journal, health care journal, or professional or
scientific journal, and date, volume, and issue of publication, as applicable.
(3) Pursuant to section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified
in subrule (1) of this rule apply for license renewals beginning with the 2016 renewal
cycle and for initial licenses issued after April 22, 2021.
History: 2016 AACS; 2019 AACS.
PART 2. PHYSICIANS' ASSISTANT PROGRAM APPROVAL
R 338.6201 Educational program standards; adoption by reference.
Rule 201. (1) The standards for accrediting educational programs for physician’s
assistants approved by the accreditation review commission on education for the
physician assistant (ARC-PA) in the document entitled “Accreditation Standards for
Physician Assistant Education, 4th Edition,” effective September 1, 2010, updated March
8, 2018, are adopted by reference in these rules. The standards are available at no cost on
available for inspection and distribution at cost from the Michigan Task Force on
Physician’s Assistants, Bureau of Professional Licensing, Department of Licensing and
Regulatory Affairs, P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909.
(2) Only educational programs for physician’s assistants that are accredited by the
ARC-PA are approved physician’s assistant educational programs.