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WAC 246-808-190

Preceptor or direct supervisory doctor.

A preceptor is a doctor of chiropractic who is approved by the commission to provide direct supervision to, clinical postgraduate trainee, or regular senior student, as set forth in RCW 18.25.190. The commission maintains a list of approved preceptors.
(1) An approved preceptor shall:
(a) Provide direct supervision and control;
(b) Be on the premises any time the clinical postgraduate trainee, or regular senior student, treats patients in accordance with WAC 246-808-535; and
(c) Meet with the patient prior to commencement of chiropractic care, and inform the patient in writing of the unlicensed status of the person from whom care is being received.
(2) To apply for commission approval to function as a preceptor, a doctor of chiropractic shall submit to the commission:
(a) Proof of licensure as a Washington chiropractic doctor for the preceding five years, during which time the license has not been suspended, revoked, or otherwise conditioned or restricted;
(b) A completed official application;
(c) Verification of approval to participate in the program by an approved chiropractic college;
(d) Evidence of malpractice insurance for the clinical postgraduate trainee, the preceptor applicant, the regular senior student; and
(e) A fee as specified in WAC 246-808-990.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.25.0171 and 18.25.190. WSR 06-02-088, § 246-808-190, filed 1/4/06, effective 2/4/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. WSR 96-16-074, § 246-808-190, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]
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