Chapter 246-851 WAC

Last Update: 2/1/19

OPTOMETRISTS

WAC Sections

246-851-040Approval of schools and colleges of optometry.
246-851-090Continuing education requirement.
246-851-120Approval of courses.
246-851-125Category 1—Credit for education from optometry-specific organizations.
246-851-140Category 2—Credit for education from nonoptometric organizations.
246-851-150Category 3—Credit for teaching.
246-851-155Category 4—Credit for publishing and exhibiting.
246-851-170Category 5—Credit for self-directed study.
246-851-230Credits for practice management.
246-851-235Credits for cultural competency in clinical care.
246-851-250Minimum equipment requirements.
246-851-260Mobile optometric units.
246-851-280Contact lens advertising.
246-851-290Maintenance of records.
246-851-300Renting space from and practicing on premises of commercial (mercantile) concern.
246-851-310Proper identification of licensees.
246-851-320Doctor of optometry presumed responsible for advertisements.
246-851-330Misleading titles or degrees.
246-851-350Improper professional relationship.
246-851-370Employed doctors of optometry, franchises and equipment use agreements.
246-851-380Practice under another optometrist's name.
246-851-400Certification required for use of pharmaceutical agents.
246-851-410Drug formulary.
246-851-420Optometrist with prescriptive authorization.
246-851-430AIDS prevention and information education requirements.
246-851-440Philosophy governing voluntary substance abuse monitoring programs.
246-851-450Terms used in WAC 246-851-440 through 246-851-470.
246-851-460Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.
246-851-470Participation in approved substance abuse monitoring program.
246-851-490Examination and licensure.
246-851-495How to obtain a temporary practice permit while the national background check is completed.
246-851-500Credentialing by endorsement.
246-851-505Temporary practice permit—Military spouse.
246-851-520Contact lens prescription defined.
246-851-540Inactive credential.
246-851-545Retired active credential.
246-851-550Sexual misconduct.
246-851-560Adjudicative proceedings.
246-851-570Certification required for use or prescription of drugs administered orally for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
246-851-580Drug list.
246-851-590Guidelines for the use of oral Schedule II hydrocodone combination products and Schedule III through V controlled substances and legend drugs.
246-851-600Certification required for administration of epinephrine by injection for treatment of anaphylactic shock.
246-851-610Approval or removal of medications.
246-851-990Optometry fees and renewal cycle.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
246-851-020Renewal of licenses. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-22-061 (Order 210B), § 246-851-020, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-020, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 88-07-047 (Order PM 710), § 308-53-010, filed 3/11/88; Order PL 239, § 308-53-010, filed 3/3/76; Order 228, § 308-53-010, filed 11/6/75; Order PL 173, § 308-53-010, filed 8/22/74.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-851-030Temporary permit policy recommendation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-22-061 (Order 210B), § 246-851-030, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-030, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 88-07-047 (Order PM 710), § 308-53-030, filed 3/11/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5); WSR 84-09-082 (Order PL 465), § 308-53-030, filed 4/18/84; WSR 78-02-030 (Order PL 281), § 308-53-030, filed 1/17/78.] Repealed by WSR 92-06-030 (Order 248B), filed 2/26/92, effective 3/28/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070.
246-851-050Examination eligibility. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-050, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 90-11-080 (Order 056), § 308-53-075, filed 5/16/90, effective 6/16/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 86-13-008 (Order PM 598), § 308-53-075, filed 6/5/86.] Repealed by WSR 92-06-030 (Order 248B), filed 2/26/92, effective 3/28/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070.
246-851-060Examination subjects. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-060, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 90-11-080 (Order 056), § 308-53-084, filed 5/16/90, effective 6/16/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 87-09-046 (Order PM 646), § 308-53-084, filed 4/14/87; WSR 86-13-008 (Order PM 598), § 308-53-084, filed 6/5/86.] Repealed by WSR 95-14-114, filed 6/30/95, effective 7/31/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070.
246-851-070Grading examinations. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-070, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 90-11-080 (Order 056), § 308-53-085, filed 5/16/90, effective 6/16/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 87-09-046 (Order PM 646), § 308-53-085, filed 4/14/87; WSR 86-13-008 (Order PM 598), § 308-53-085, filed 6/5/86; WSR 84-09-082 (Order PL 465), § 308-53-085, filed 4/18/84; WSR 83-10-052 (Order PL 433), § 308-53-085, filed 5/3/83; WSR 82-12-077 (Order PL 399), § 308-53-085, filed 6/2/82.] Repealed by WSR 95-14-114, filed 6/30/95, effective 7/31/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070.
246-851-080Examination appeal procedures. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-22-061 (Order 210B), § 246-851-080, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-080, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 87-17-020 (Order PM 666), § 308-53-320, filed 8/12/87.] Repealed by WSR 96-20-087, filed 10/1/96, effective 11/1/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-100Credit hour defined. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-100, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-100, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; Order PL 239, § 308-53-110, filed 3/3/76.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-851-110Courses presumed to qualify for credit. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 10-04-067, § 246-851-110, filed 1/29/10, effective 3/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-110, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 94-04-041, § 246-851-110, filed 1/27/94, effective 2/27/94; WSR 93-18-092 (Order 393B), § 246-851-110, filed 9/1/93, effective 10/2/93; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-110, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-120, filed 4/27/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 88-07-047 (Order PM 710), § 308-53-120, filed 3/11/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 84-09-082 (Order PL 465), § 308-53-120, filed 4/18/84; Order PL 239, § 308-53-120, filed 3/3/76.] Repealed by WSR 15-24-119, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-130Post-graduate educational program. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-130, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-125, filed 4/27/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 80-01-088 (Order PL 326), § 308-53-125, filed 12/28/79.] Repealed by WSR 15-24-119, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-160Credit for reports. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 02-10-065, § 246-851-160, filed 4/26/02, effective 5/27/02; WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-160, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-22-061 (Order 210B), § 246-851-160, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-160, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-145, filed 4/27/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 88-07-047 (Order PM 710), § 308-53-145, filed 3/11/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 80-04-054 (Order PL 331), § 308-53-145, filed 3/21/80.] Repealed by WSR 04-21-077, filed 10/20/04, effective 11/20/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-180Credit for lecturing. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-180, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-22-061 (Order 210B), § 246-851-180, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-180, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-150, filed 4/27/89; Order PL 239, § 308-53-150, filed 3/3/76.] Repealed by WSR 15-24-119, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-190Credit for CPR training. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-190, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-190, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-151, filed 4/27/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 82-12-077 (Order PL 399), § 308-53-151, filed 6/2/82.] Repealed by WSR 15-24-119, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-200Dual acceptance of continuing education credits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-200, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-200, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; Order PL 256, § 308-53-155, filed 9/13/76.] Repealed by WSR 02-10-134, filed 5/1/02, effective 6/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-210Certification for continuing education courses. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-22-061 (Order 210B), § 246-851-210, filed 11/1/91, effective 12/2/91; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-210, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-165, filed 4/27/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5) and 18.54.075. WSR 85-16-054 (Order PL 545), § 308-53-165, filed 7/31/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 80-01-088 (Order PL 326), § 308-53-165, filed 12/28/79.] Repealed by WSR 97-12-088, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-220Surplus credit hours. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-220, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-220, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-170, filed 4/27/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 88-07-047 (Order PM 710), § 308-53-170, filed 3/11/88; Order PL 239, § 308-53-170, filed 3/3/76.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-851-240Discretionary exception for emergency situation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 97-12-088, § 246-851-240, filed 6/4/97, effective 7/5/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-240, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2). WSR 89-10-030 (Order PM 839), § 308-53-180, filed 4/27/89; Order PL 239, § 308-53-180, filed 3/3/76.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-851-270Retention of minimum contact lens records. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 92-20-048 (Order 308B), § 246-851-270, filed 9/30/92, effective 10/31/92; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-270, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; Order PL 256, § 308-53-210, filed 9/13/76.] Repealed by WSR 99-16-047, filed 7/30/99, effective 8/30/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-340Transmittal of patient information and records. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-340, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; Order PL-271, § 308-53-250, filed 7/25/77.] Repealed by WSR 99-16-047, filed 7/30/99, effective 8/30/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-360Required identification on prescriptions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 93-18-092 (Order 393B), § 246-851-360, filed 9/1/93, effective 10/2/93; WSR 92-20-048 (Order 308B), § 246-851-360, filed 9/30/92, effective 10/31/92; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-360, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 86-13-008 (Order PM 598), § 308-53-265, filed 6/5/86.] Repealed by WSR 99-16-047, filed 7/30/99, effective 8/30/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-390Practice under trade name. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 92-20-019 (Order 305B), § 246-851-390, filed 9/25/92, effective 10/26/92; WSR 91-06-025 (Order 119B), recodified as § 246-851-390, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(5). WSR 80-04-054 (Order PL 331), § 308-53-280, filed 3/21/80.] Repealed by WSR 03-05-021, filed 2/10/03, effective 3/13/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-480Temporary permit. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070, 18.130.050 and 18.130.075. WSR 92-06-030 (Order 248B), § 246-851-480, filed 2/26/92, effective 3/28/92.] Repealed by WSR 96-20-087, filed 10/1/96, effective 11/1/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070(2).
246-851-510Reinstatement of lapsed license. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 92-20-019 (Order 305B), § 246-851-510, filed 9/25/92, effective 10/26/92.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-851-530Determination of contact lens specifications by dispensing opticians. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070. WSR 92-20-048 (Order 308B), § 246-851-530, filed 9/30/92, effective 10/31/92.] Repealed by WSR 93-18-092 (Order 393B), filed 9/1/93, effective 10/2/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.54.070.
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