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PDFWAC 246-803-100

Application requirements for applicants from approved schools, colleges or programs.

An applicant for an acupuncturist or acupuncture and Eastern medicine practitioner license who has graduated from an approved school, college or program must submit to the department:
(1) A completed application.
(2) The application fee required under WAC 246-803-990.
(3) Verification of academic or educational study and clinical training at a school, college or program approved by the secretary. The school, college or program verification must include one of the following:
(a) Original copy of school transcript evidencing completion of a program in acupuncture or Eastern medicine that includes the required basic sciences sent directly from the school, college or program. If all the required basic sciences were not included as a part of the curriculum, then the applicant must also provide official transcripts from where the basic sciences were obtained;
(b) A notarized affidavit or statement signed by an officer of the school, college, or program certifying the applicant's satisfactory completion of the training and designating the subjects and hours; or
(c) If the school no longer exists, a copy of the transcript and a sworn affidavit stating the school no longer exists.
(4) Verification of clinical training as required in WAC 246-803-230.
(5) Verification of successful completion of the examinations as required in WAC 246-803-240.
(6) Verification of all acupuncture, acupuncture and Eastern medicine practitioner or health care licenses held, submitted directly from the licensing agency. The certification shall include the license number, issue date, expiration date and whether the acupuncturist or acupuncture and Eastern medicine practitioner has been the subject of final or pending disciplinary action.
(7) Verification of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. The training in CPR shall consist of a minimum of one quarter credit or equivalent. Red Cross certification or documentation of equivalent training may be substituted for the one quarter credit.
(8) Any additional documents requested by the secretary.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.06.160, chapter 18.06 RCW, 2019 c 308, 2020 c 229 and 2020 c 76. WSR 21-09-008, § 246-803-100, filed 4/8/21, effective 5/9/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.06.160 and 2015 c 60. WSR 16-01-158, § 246-803-100, filed 12/21/15, effective 1/21/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.06 RCW and 2010 c 286. WSR 11-17-105, § 246-803-100, filed 8/22/11, effective 9/22/11.]
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