HTML has links - PDF has Authentication
246-815-020  <<  246-815-030 >>   246-815-050

PDFWAC 246-815-030

Dental hygiene and expanded functions education program requirements for licensure.

(1) To be eligible for initial dental hygiene licensure, the applicant must have successfully completed a dental hygiene education program approved by the secretary. The secretary accepts dental hygiene programs that are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) relevant to the accreditation of dental hygiene schools. Provided, that the accredited education program's curriculum includes didactic and clinical competency in:
(a) The administration of injections of local anesthetic;
(b) The administration of nitrous oxide analgesia;
(c) The placement of restorations into cavities prepared by a dentist; and
(d) The carving, contouring, and adjusting contacts and occlusions of restorations.
(2) Dental hygiene expanded functions education programs approved by the secretary consistent with CODA standards whose curriculum does not include the didactic and clinical competency as required under subsection (1)(a) through (d) of this section will be accepted if the applicant has successfully completed an expanded functions education program(s) approved under WAC 246-815-130.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.29.210, 43.70.280, and chapter 18.29 RCW. WSR 18-21-141, § 246-815-030, filed 10/19/18, effective 11/19/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.29.130. WSR 07-22-109, § 246-815-030, filed 11/6/07, effective 12/7/07; WSR 94-05-053, § 246-815-030, filed 2/10/94, effective 3/13/94; WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-815-030, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-815-030, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.29 RCW, RCW 18.29.021, [18.29.]045 and [18.29.]130. WSR 90-23-011 (Order 098), § 308-25-013, filed 11/13/90, effective 12/14/90.]
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group