Preceptor for midwife-in-training program.
(1) In reviewing a proposed midwife-in-training program, the department shall use the following criteria in assessing the qualifications and determining the responsibilities of the preceptor:
(a) Qualifications of preceptor:
(i) The preceptor shall have demonstrated the ability and skill to provide safe, quality care;
(ii) The preceptor shall have demonstrated continued interest in professional development beyond the requirements of basic licensure;
(iii) The preceptor shall participate in and successfully complete any preceptor workshop or other training deemed necessary by the department; and,
(iv) The preceptor shall be licensed in the state of Washington. Exception to this rule may be granted by the department in unusual circumstances.
(b) Responsibilities of the preceptor:
(i) The preceptor shall monitor the educational activities of the trainee and shall have at least one conference with the trainee quarterly to discuss progress;
(ii) The preceptor shall submit quarterly progress reports on approved forms to the department, and,
(iii) The preceptor shall maintain and submit the checklists as specified in WAC 246-834-220
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135
and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-230, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040
. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-230, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.040
(3) and 18.50.115. WSR 88-12-040 (Order PM 732), § 308-115-230, filed 5/27/88.]