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Chapter 246-853 WAC

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OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS

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HTMLPDF246-853-020Osteopathic medicine and surgery examination.
HTMLPDF246-853-025Special purpose examination.
HTMLPDF246-853-030Acceptable intern or residency programs.
HTMLPDF246-853-045Inactive credential.
HTMLPDF246-853-050Ethical considerations.
HTMLPDF246-853-060Continuing professional education required.
HTMLPDF246-853-065Mandatory one-time training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
HTMLPDF246-853-070Categories of creditable continuing professional education activities.
HTMLPDF246-853-080Continuing education.
HTMLPDF246-853-085Approved colleges and schools of osteopathic medicine and surgery.
HTMLPDF246-853-090Prior approval not required.
HTMLPDF246-853-100Prohibited publicity and advertising.
HTMLPDF246-853-110Permitted publicity and advertising.
HTMLPDF246-853-120Malpractice suit reporting.
HTMLPDF246-853-130General provisions for mandatory reporting rules.
HTMLPDF246-853-135Temporary practice permit.
HTMLPDF246-853-140Mandatory reporting.
HTMLPDF246-853-150Health care institutions.
HTMLPDF246-853-160Medical associations or societies.
HTMLPDF246-853-170Health care service contractors and disability insurance carriers.
HTMLPDF246-853-180Courts.
HTMLPDF246-853-190State and federal agencies.
HTMLPDF246-853-200Professional review organizations.
HTMLPDF246-853-210Expired license.
HTMLPDF246-853-220Use of drugs or autotransfusion to enhance athletic ability.
HTMLPDF246-853-230AIDS education and training.
HTMLPDF246-853-235Retired active license.
HTMLPDF246-853-245Reentry to practice requirements.
HTMLPDF246-853-290Intent.
HTMLPDF246-853-300Definitions used relative to substance abuse monitoring.
HTMLPDF246-853-310Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.
HTMLPDF246-853-320Participation in approved substance abuse monitoring program.
HTMLPDF246-853-330Confidentiality.
HTMLPDF246-853-340Examination appeal procedures.
HTMLPDF246-853-350Examination conduct.
HTMLPDF246-853-400Brief adjudicative proceedings—Denials based on failure to meet education, experience, or examination prerequisites for licensure.
HTMLPDF246-853-500Adjudicative proceedings.
HTMLPDF246-853-600Sexual misconduct.
HTMLPDF246-853-610Abuse.
HTMLPDF246-853-630Use of laser, light, radiofrequency, and plasma devices as applied to the skin.
HTMLPDF246-853-640Nonsurgical medical cosmetic procedures.
HTMLPDF246-853-650Safe and effective analgesia and anesthesia administration in office-based settings.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGGENERAL PROVISIONS
HTMLPDF246-853-660Intent and scope.
HTMLPDF246-853-661Exclusions.
HTMLPDF246-853-662Definitions.
HTMLPDF246-853-675Patient notification, secure storage, and disposal.
HTMLPDF246-853-680Use of alternative modalities for pain treatment.
HTMLPDF246-853-685Continuing education requirements for opioid prescribing.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGACUTE NONOPERATIVE PAIN AND ACUTE PERIOPERATIVE PAIN
HTMLPDF246-853-690Patient evaluation and patient record.
HTMLPDF246-853-695Treatment plan—Acute nonoperative pain.
HTMLPDF246-853-700Treatment plan—Acute perioperative pain.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGSUBACUTE PAIN
HTMLPDF246-853-705Patient evaluation and patient record.
HTMLPDF246-853-710Treatment plan—Subacute pain.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGCHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT
HTMLPDF246-853-715Patient evaluation and patient record.
HTMLPDF246-853-720Treatment plan.
HTMLPDF246-853-725Written agreement for treatment.
HTMLPDF246-853-730Periodic review.
HTMLPDF246-853-735Consultation—Recommendations and requirements.
HTMLPDF246-853-740Consultation—Exemptions for exigent and special circumstances.
HTMLPDF246-853-745Consultation—Exemptions for the osteopathic physician.
HTMLPDF246-853-750Pain management specialist.
HTMLPDF246-853-755Tapering requirements.
HTMLPDF246-853-760Patients with chronic pain, including those on high doses, establishing a relationship with a new practitioner.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGSPECIAL POPULATIONS
HTMLPDF246-853-765Special populations—Patients twenty-five years of age or under, pregnant patient, and aging populations.
HTMLPDF246-853-770Episodic care of chronic opioid patients.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGCOPRESCRIBING
HTMLPDF246-853-775Coprescribing of opioids with certain medications.
HTMLPDF246-853-780Coprescribing of opioids for patients receiving medication assisted treatment.
HTMLPDF246-853-785Coprescribing of naloxone.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGPRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM
HTMLPDF246-853-790Prescription monitoring program—Required registration, queries, and documentation.
HTMLPDF246-853-990Osteopathic fees and renewal cycle.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
246-853-040Renewal of licenses. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 91-20-120 (Order 199B), § 246-853-040, filed 9/30/91, effective 10/31/91; WSR 90-24-055 (Order 100B), recodified as § 246-853-040, filed 12/3/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: 1988 c 206 § 604. WSR 88-23-124 (Order PM 801), § 308-138-070, filed 11/23/88; Order PL 262, § 308-138-070, filed 1/13/77.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-853-221How do advanced registered nurse practitioners qualify for prescriptive authority for Schedule II - IV drugs? [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-221, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-222Criteria for joint practice arrangement. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-222, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-223Endorsement of joint practice arrangements for ARNP licensure. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-223, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-224Process for joint practice arrangement termination. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-224, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-225Seventy-two-hour limit. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-225, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-226Education for prescribing Schedule II - IV drugs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-226, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-227Jurisdiction. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57.280. WSR 01-16-008, § 246-853-227, filed 7/19/01, effective 8/19/01.] Repealed by WSR 06-05-050, filed 2/13/06, effective 3/16/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57.280.
246-853-240Application for registration. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 91-20-120 (Order 199B), § 246-853-240, filed 9/30/91, effective 10/31/91; WSR 90-24-055 (Order 100B), recodified as § 246-853-240, filed 12/3/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: 1988 c 206 § 604. WSR 88-23-124 (Order PM 801), § 308-138-360, filed 11/23/88.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-853-260USMLE examination application deadline. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.130.050. WSR 94-15-068, § 246-853-260, filed 7/19/94, effective 8/19/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.130.175. WSR 91-10-043 (Order 159B), § 246-853-260, filed 4/25/91, effective 5/26/91.] Repealed by WSR 15-16-085, filed 7/31/15, effective 8/31/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57A.020, and 18.130.250.
246-853-270Renewal expiration date. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.130.175. WSR 91-10-043 (Order 159B), § 246-853-270, filed 4/25/91, effective 5/26/91.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-853-275Change of mailing address and notice of official documents. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 93-24-028, § 246-853-275, filed 11/22/93, effective 12/23/93.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-853-510Use of controlled substances for pain control. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.130.050, and chapters 18.57, 18.18.57A [18.57A] RCW. WSR 07-11-058, § 246-853-510, filed 5/11/07, effective 6/11/07.] Repealed by WSR 11-10-062, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020.
246-853-520What specific guidance should an osteopathic physician follow? [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.130.050, and chapters 18.57, 18.18.57A [18.57A] RCW. WSR 07-11-058, § 246-853-520, filed 5/11/07, effective 6/11/07.] Repealed by WSR 11-10-062, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020.
246-853-530What knowledge should an osteopathic physician who elects to treat chronic pain patients possess? [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.130.050, and chapters 18.57, 18.18.57A [18.57A] RCW. WSR 07-11-058, § 246-853-530, filed 5/11/07, effective 6/11/07.] Repealed by WSR 11-10-062, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020.
246-853-540How will the board evaluate prescribing for pain? [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.130.050, and chapters 18.57, 18.18.57A [18.57A] RCW. WSR 07-11-058, § 246-853-540, filed 5/11/07, effective 6/11/07.] Repealed by WSR 11-10-062, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020.
246-853-663Patient evaluation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-663, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-664Treatment plan. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-664, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-665Informed consent. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-665, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-666Written agreement for treatment. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-666, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-667Periodic review. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-667, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-668Long-acting opioids, including methadone. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-668, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-669Episodic care. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-669, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-670Consultation—Recommendations and requirements. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-670, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-671Consultation—Exemptions for exigent and special circumstances. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-671, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-672Consultation—Exemptions for the osteopathic physician. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-672, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
246-853-673Pain management specialist. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-673, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.] Repealed by WSR 18-20-087, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.800, 18.57A.800 and 2017 c 297.
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