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PDFWAC 246-919-010

Definitions.

The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Applicant" is an individual who has completed the application form and has paid the application fee.
(2) "Commission" means the Washington state medical quality assurance commission.
(3) "Emergent" means a circumstance calling for immediate action.
(4) "Hospital" means any health care institution licensed pursuant to chapter 70.41 RCW.
(5) "Intermittent" means providing services on a part-time or full-time nonpermanent basis.
(6) "Mentally or physically disabled physician" means a physician who has either been determined by a court to be mentally incompetent or mentally ill or who is unable to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety by reason of any mental or physical condition.
(7) "Nursing home" means any health care institution which comes under chapter 18.51 RCW.
(8) "Physician" means a physician licensed pursuant to chapter 18.71 RCW.
(9) "Unprofessional conduct" as used in these regulations shall mean the conduct described in RCW 18.71.0193 for conduct occurring before June 11, 1986, and the conduct described in RCW 18.130.180 for conduct occurring on or after June 11, 1986.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017, 18.130.250, 18.71.440. WSR 11-05-025, § 246-919-010, filed 2/7/11, effective 3/10/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 18.71A.020. WSR 96-03-073, § 246-919-010, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96.]
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