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PDFWAC 246-922-685

Continuing education requirements for opioid prescribing.

(1) In order to prescribe an opioid in Washington state, a podiatric physician shall complete a one-time continuing education regarding best practices in the prescribing of opioids and the rules in this chapter on opioid prescribing. The continuing education must be at least one hour in length.
(2) The podiatric physician shall complete the one-time continuing education described in subsection (1) of this section by the end of the podiatric physician's first full continuing education reporting period after January 1, 2019, or during the first full continuing education reporting period after initial licensure, whichever is later.
(3) The continuing education required under this section counts toward meeting any applicable Category 1 continuing education requirements.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.22.005, 18.22.015, 18.22.800, and 2017 c 297. WSR 18-20-085, ยง 246-922-685, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18.]
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