Chapter 246-817 WAC

Last Update: 6/6/18

DENTAL QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMISSION

(Formerly chapters 246-816 and 246-818 WAC)

WAC Sections

DENTISTS
246-817-001Purpose.
246-817-010Definitions.
246-817-015Adjudicative proceedings—Procedural rules for the dental quality assurance commission.
LICENSURE—APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
246-817-101Dental licenses—Types authorized.
246-817-110Dental licensure—Initial eligibility and application requirements.
246-817-120Examination content.
246-817-135Dental licensure without examination—Eligibility and application requirements.
246-817-150Licenses—Persons licensed or qualified out-of-state who are faculty at school of dentistry—Conditions.
246-817-160Graduates of nonaccredited schools.
246-817-185Temporary practice permits—Eligibility.
246-817-186Temporary practice permits—Issuance and duration.
246-817-187Temporary practice permit—Military spouse eligibility and issuance.
246-817-190Dental assistant registration.
246-817-195Licensure requirements for expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs).
246-817-200Licensure without examination for expanded function dental auxiliary (EFDA).
246-817-205Dental anesthesia assistant certification requirements.
246-817-210Expired credential.
246-817-220Inactive license.
246-817-230Dentist retired active status.
GENERAL PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS AND PROHIBITIONS
246-817-301Display of licenses.
246-817-304Definitions.
246-817-305Patient record content.
246-817-310Patient record retention and accessibility requirements.
246-817-315Business records accessibility.
246-817-320Report of patient injury or mortality.
246-817-330Prescriptions.
246-817-350Recording requirement for scheduled drugs.
246-817-370Nondiscrimination.
246-817-380Patient abandonment.
246-817-390Representation of care, fees, and records.
246-817-400Disclosure of provider services.
246-817-410Disclosure of membership affiliation.
246-817-420Specialty representation.
246-817-430A rule applicable to dental technicians.
246-817-440Dentist continuing education requirements.
246-817-441Dentist suicide prevention education.
246-817-445Dental anesthesia assistant continuing education requirements.
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
246-817-450Definitions.
246-817-460Sexual misconduct.
DELEGATIONS OF DUTIES TO PERSONS NOT LICENSED AS DENTISTS
246-817-501Purpose.
246-817-510Definitions.
246-817-520Supportive services that may be performed by registered dental assistants.
246-817-525Supportive services that may be performed by licensed expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs).
246-817-530An act that may be performed by unlicensed persons outside the treatment facility.
246-817-540Acts that may not be performed by registered dental assistants.
246-817-545Acts that may not be performed by licensed expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs).
246-817-550Acts that may be performed by licensed dental hygienists under general supervision.
246-817-560Acts that may be performed by licensed dental hygienists under close supervision.
246-817-570Acts that may not be performed by dental hygienists.
INFECTION CONTROL
246-817-601Purpose.
246-817-610Definitions.
246-817-620Use of barriers and sterilization techniques.
246-817-630Management of single use items.
ADMINISTRATION OF ANESTHETIC AGENTS FOR DENTAL PROCEDURES
246-817-701Administration of anesthetic agents for dental procedures.
246-817-710Definitions.
246-817-720Basic life support requirements.
246-817-722Defibrillator.
246-817-724Recordkeeping, equipment and emergency medications or drugs required in all sites where anesthetic agents of any kind are administered.
246-817-730Local anesthesia.
246-817-740"Minimal sedation by inhalation" (to include, but not limited to, nitrous oxide).
246-817-745"Minimal sedation."
246-817-755Moderate sedation.
246-817-760Moderate sedation with parenteral agents.
246-817-770General anesthesia and deep sedation.
246-817-771Dental anesthesia assistant.
246-817-772Requirements for anesthesia monitor.
246-817-774Permitting/renewal requirements.
246-817-776Discharge criteria for all levels of sedation/general anesthesia.
246-817-778Nondental anesthesia providers.
246-817-780Mandatory reporting of death or significant complication as a result of any dental procedure.
246-817-790Application of chapter 18.130 RCW.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE MONITORING PROGRAMS
246-817-801Intent.
246-817-810Terms used in WAC 246-817-801 through 246-817-830.
246-817-820Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.
246-817-830Participation in approved substance abuse monitoring program.
PAIN MANAGEMENT
246-817-901Pain management—Intent.
246-817-905Exclusions.
246-817-910Definitions.
246-817-915Patient evaluation.
246-817-920Treatment plan.
246-817-925Informed consent.
246-817-930Written agreement for treatment.
246-817-935Periodic review.
246-817-940Long-acting opioids, including methadone.
246-817-945Episodic care.
246-817-950Consultation—Recommendations and requirements.
246-817-955Consultation—Exemptions for exigent and special circumstances.
246-817-960Consultation—Exemptions for the dentist.
246-817-965Pain management specialist.
FEES
246-817-990Dentist fees and renewal cycle.
246-817-99005Dental assistant, dental anesthesia assistant, and expanded function dental auxiliary fees and renewal cycle.
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