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WAC 246-919-430

Requirements for maintenance of licensure.

A licensed physician must complete one of the following to satisfy maintenance of licensure requirements during renewal:
(1) Complete two hundred hours of continuing education every four years as required in chapter 246-12 WAC and as described in WAC 246-919-460. Participation in a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or in a fellowship program, accredited or not, may be credited fifty hours of Category I continuing medical education per year of training towards the two hundred hour requirement;
(2) Obtain a current Physician's Recognition Award from the American Medical Association in at least two of the four years preceding the renewal due date;
(3) Become certified by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties in the four years preceding the renewal due date;
(4) Meet the requirements for participation in maintenance of certification of a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties at the time of renewal.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.002, 18.71.017, and 18.71.080. WSR 16-16-028, § 246-919-430, filed 7/22/16, effective 8/22/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017, 18.130.050(1), 18.130.040(4), 18.130.050(12) and 18.130.340. WSR 99-23-090, § 246-919-430, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-919-430, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 18.71A.020. WSR 96-03-073, § 246-919-430, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96.]
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