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               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; HEALTH CARE; LONG-TERM CARE; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS)
Advanced registered nurse practitioners, pharmacy authority to fill prescriptions written by out-of-state ARNPs: * HB 1486, CH 8 (2012), SB 5390
Adverse health events and incident reporting system, internet-based system and reporting requirements: SB 5370
Assistants, medical, grant program to encourage training to work with adult patients with developmental disabilities: SB 5443
Chemical dependency, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Developmental disabilities, adult patients with, grant program to encourage medical training to work with: SB 5443
Disciplinary process for health professions, increasing transparency of disciplining authority actions: HB 1493, * SHB 1493, CH 157 (2011), SB 5775
Discrimination against health care providers by insurance companies, harmonizing state law with federal: HB 2438, SB 6346
Emergency medical personnel, immunity when following physician orders for life sustaining treatment: HB 2462
Emergency medical services, provider certification and credentialing fees: HB 2141
Fees for providers, funding prescription monitoring program with: HB 2142
Financial aid, revising provisions of health professional loan repayment and scholarship program: * HB 1424, CH 26 (2011), SB 5483
Health care assistants, drug administration by, restrictions: HB 1304, * SHB 1304, CH 70 (2011), SB 5454
Health care personnel shortage task force, convening and duties: SB 6115, SSB 6115
Health care personnel, hazardous drugs, requirements for handling by personnel: SB 5594, * ESSB 5594, CH 39 (2011)
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, revising provisions: * HB 1424, CH 26 (2011), SB 5483
Home care aides, community-based or in-home care settings, delegation of nursing care tasks to aides: HB 1278, SB 5197, SSB 5197
Home health care workers, temporary preferential boarding benefits for San Juan inner island ferry route: SB 5689
Liability, comprehensive health care liability reform: HB 1360, SB 5672
Licensing requirements, using military training and experience to meet requirements: HB 1417, SHB 1417, SB 5307, * ESSB 5307, CH 32 (2011)
Malpractice, comprehensive health care liability reform: HB 1360, SB 5672
Marijuana, medical, cannabis dispensing and medical cannabis registry provisions relevant to health care professionals: SB 5955
Marijuana, medical, cannabis production and dispensing provisions relevant to health care professionals: HB 2118
Marijuana, medical, protections for health care professionals under Washington state medical use of cannabis act provisions: HB 1100, SB 5073, SSB 5073, * E2SSB 5073, CH 181 (2011) PV
Massage practitioners, display of license and name: HB 1133, * SHB 1133, CH 223 (2011)
Massage practitioners, licensing of: * ESSB 6103, CH 137 (2012)
Massage practitioners, licensing, exemption from requirements for persons limiting practice to Bowen therapy: HB 1845
Medical assistants, certification: HB 2009, SB 6237, * ESSB 6237, CH 153 (2012)
Medical assistants, establishing career ladder for: SB 6237, * ESSB 6237, CH 153 (2012)
Medical assistants, registration and duties: HB 2227, SHB 2227
Medical quality assurance commission, pain management rules, suspending: HB 2599
Medical services, donated by health care providers, business and occupation tax deduction: SB 6525
Medical students, provisions concerning certain student clinical rotations and residencies: HB 1183, * ESHB 1183, CH 150 (2011), SB 5548
Mental health disorders, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Mental health professionals, retired active license, creation of: SB 6328, * SSB 6328, CH 58 (2012)
Mental health professionals, suicide assessment and treatment, education requirements: HB 2220, HB 2366, * ESHB 2366, CH 181 (2012)
Midwives, ability of licensed midwives to work with registered and practical nurses: * EHB 2186, CH 13 (2012)
Midwives, online access to University of Washington health sciences library for licensed midwives: HB 1176, SB 5071, * SSB 5071, CH 35 (2011)
Midwives, written patient plans: HB 1130
Multiple sclerosis, training and certification, licensing of foreign medical school graduates: HB 1595, * SHB 1595, CH 138 (2011)
Music therapists, certification: HB 2522, SB 6276
Naturopathic physicians, broadening the practice of naturopathy: HB 1228, SHB 1228, SB 5152, * SSB 5152, CH 40 (2011)
Naturopathy, creating state board of naturopathy: * HB 1181, CH 41 (2011), SB 5037
Nurses, ability of licensed midwives to work with registered and practical nurses: * EHB 2186, CH 13 (2012)
Nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, pharmacy authority to fill prescriptions written by out-of-state ARNPs: * HB 1486, CH 8 (2012), SB 5390
Nurses, community-based or in-home care settings, delegation of care tasks to home care aides: HB 1278, SB 5197, SSB 5197
Nurses, grant program to encourage training to work with adult patients with developmental disabilities: SB 5443
Nurses, hospital staffing practices, requirements: HB 2519, SB 6307, SSB 6307
Nurses, mental health professionals, suicide assessment and treatment, education requirements: HB 2220, HB 2366
Nurses, nursing assistants working in nursing homes, medication assistant endorsement: HB 2473, * ESHB 2473, CH 208 (2012), SB 6382
Nurses, registered and licensed practical, extending license surcharge: HB 2648, SHB 2648
Nurses, school setting, clarifying authority: HB 1753, SHB 1753
Nursing care quality assurance commission, pain management rules, suspending: HB 2599
Occupational therapists, wound care management: HB 1076, SHB 1076, SB 5018, * SSB 5018, CH 88 (2011)
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board, suspending pain management rules: HB 2599
Osteopathic physician assistants, requiring delegation agreement with supervising osteopathic physician: HB 2315
Pain management rules, adopted since 2010, suspending: HB 2599
Physical therapist assistants, pre-licensure exemption when supervised by physical therapist assistant: SHB 2439
Physical therapists, definition of physical therapy, exclusion of chiropractic adjustments of the spine: HB 1673, SB 5549
Physical therapists, pre-licensure exemption when supervised by physical therapist assistant: HB 2439
Physician assistants, authority to perform ophthalmic-related services, conditions: HB 2515, SB 6395
Physician assistants, licensing and renewal, submission of current practice information as part of process: * SB 5480, CH 178 (2011)
Physician assistants, requiring delegation agreement with supervising physician: HB 2315
Physicians, conditions of employment by a nursing home: HB 1315, * SHB 1315, CH 228 (2011), SB 5396
Physicians, licensing and renewal, submission of current practice information as part of process: * SB 5480, CH 178 (2011)
Physicians, licensing of foreign medical school graduates with multiple sclerosis training and certification: HB 1595, * SHB 1595, CH 138 (2011)
Physicians, restricting insurance contracts that require certain providers to maintain hospital privileges: HB 1914
Podiatric medical board, pain management rules, suspending: HB 2599
Primary care health home model, using to restrain health care costs: HB 1739, SB 5394, * SSB 5394, CH 316 (2011)
Primary health care providers, increasing: HB 1183, * ESHB 1183, CH 150 (2011), SB 5548
Reflexologists, certification of: * ESSB 6103, CH 137 (2012)
Reflexologists, registration of: SB 6103
Reimbursement programs, third-party, prohibiting provider participation as a licensure condition: HB 2621, SB 6270
Renal dialysis training task force, eliminating: * ESSB 6237, CH 153 (2012)
Respiratory care practitioners, practice provisions: * HB 1640, CH 235 (2011)
Suicide, assessment and treatment, education requirements for health care providers: * ESHB 2366, CH 181 (2012)
Suicide, Matt Adler suicide assessment, treatment, and management training act of 2012: * ESHB 2366, CH 181 (2012)
Surgical technologists, certification: HB 2414
Technicians, medical, grant program to encourage training to work with adult patients with developmental disabilities: SB 5443
Training and qualifications, requiring that advertising by doctors provide transparency concerning: HB 2514, SB 6394
Vulnerable adults, health care professionals disqualified from unsupervised access to, to be prohibited from practicing: HB 2578, SHB 2578