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WAC 246-840-490

ConsultationExemptions for the advanced registered nurse practitioner.

The advanced registered nurse practitioner is exempt from the consultation requirement in WAC 246-840-485 if one or more of the following qualifications are met:
(1) The advanced registered nurse practitioner is a pain management specialist under WAC 246-840-493;
(2) The advanced registered nurse practitioner has successfully completed, within the last two years, a minimum of twelve continuing education hours on chronic pain management approved by a continuing education accrediting organization. At least two of these hours must be dedicated to substance use disorder;
(3) The advanced registered nurse practitioner is a pain management practitioner working in a multidisciplinary chronic pain clinic or a multidisciplinary academic research facility; or
(4) The advanced registered nurse practitioner has a minimum three years of clinical experience in a chronic pain management clinic, and at least thirty percent of the advanced registered nurse practitioners' current practice is the direct provision of pain management care.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.79.800 and 2017 c 297. WSR 18-20-086, § 246-840-490, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.79.400. WSR 11-10-064, § 246-840-490, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.]
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