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Osteopathic physician's liability, responsibility.

No osteopathic physician who supervises a licensed osteopathic physician assistant in accordance with and within the terms of any permission granted by the board shall be considered as aiding and abetting an unlicensed person to practice osteopathic medicine within the meaning of RCW 18.57.001: PROVIDED, HOWEVER, That the supervising osteopathic physician and the osteopathic physician assistant shall retain professional and personal responsibility for any act which constitutes the practice of osteopathic medicine as defined in RCW 18.57.001 when performed by the physician assistant.

NOTES:

Severability1986 c 259: See note following RCW 18.130.010.
Severability1971 ex.s. c 30: See note following RCW 18.71A.010.
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