18.79.330  <<  18.79.340 >>   18.79.350

Nursing technicians.

(1) "Nursing technician" means a nursing student employed in a hospital licensed under chapter 70.41 RCW, a clinic, or a nursing home licensed under chapter 18.51 RCW, who:
(a) Is currently enrolled in good standing in a nursing program approved by the *commission and has not graduated; or
(b) Is a graduate of a nursing program approved by the *commission who graduated:
(i) Within the past thirty days; or
(ii) Within the past sixty days and has received a determination from the secretary that there is good cause to continue the registration period, as defined by the secretary in rule.
(2) No person may practice or represent oneself as a nursing technician by use of any title or description of services without being registered under this chapter, unless otherwise exempted by this chapter.
(3) The *commission may adopt rules to implement chapter 258, Laws of 2003.


*Reviser's note: The reference to "nursing care quality assurance commission" was changed to "board of nursing" by 2023 c 123.
Rules2012 c 153: See note following RCW 18.360.005.
SeverabilityEffective date2003 c 258: See notes following RCW 18.79.330.
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