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PDFWAC 246-812-610


The definitions in this section apply throughout WAC 246-812-601 through 246-812-630 unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Aftercare" means a period of time after intensive treatment that provides the denturist and the denturist's family with group or individual counseling sessions, discussions with other families, ongoing contact and participation in self-help groups and ongoing continued support of treatment or monitoring program staff.
(2) "Approved treatment facility" means a facility certified by the department under chapter 246-341 WAC. Drug and alcohol treatment facilities located out-of-state must have substantially equivalent standards.
(3) "Health care professional" means an individual who is licensed, certified, or registered in Washington to engage in the delivery of health care to patients.
(4) "Monitoring contract" means a comprehensive, structured agreement between a recovering denturist and WRAMP that defines the requirements of a denturist's program participation.
(5) "Random drug screen" means laboratory tests to detect the presence of specific drugs in body fluids and other biologic specimens, which are performed at irregular intervals not known in advance by the person being tested.
(6) "Recovery-oriented group" means a group such as alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, and related organizations based on a philosophy of anonymity, belief in a power outside of oneself, a peer group association, and self-help.
(7) "Substance use disorder" means a chronic progressive illness that involves the use of alcohol or other drugs to a degree that it interferes with the functional life of the denturist, as manifested by health, family, job (professional services), legal, financial, or emotional problems, or all or any combination of the above.
(8) "Support group" means a group of health care professionals meeting regularly to support the recovery of its members. The group provides a confidential setting with a trained and experienced health care professional facilitator in which denturists may safely discuss drug diversion, licensure, return to work, and other professional issues related to recovery.
(9) "Washington recovery and monitoring program (WRAMP)" means the approved substance use disorder monitoring program as described in RCW 18.130.175 that meets criteria established by the board. WRAMP does not provide evaluation or treatment services.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.065. WSR 20-04-028, § 246-812-610, filed 1/28/20, effective 2/28/20. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.30 RCW and 2013 c 171. WSR 14-24-033, § 246-812-610, filed 11/24/14, effective 12/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.070(3). Readopted by WSR 98-20-068, § 246-812-610, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98; WSR 95-22-062, § 246-812-610, filed 10/30/95, effective 11/30/95.]
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