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WAC 246-915-320

Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.

(1) WRAMP is the board approved monitoring program. WRAMP will employ staff with the qualifications and knowledge of both substance abuse and the practice of physical therapy as defined in this chapter to be able to evaluate:
(a) Clinical laboratories;
(b) Laboratory results;
(c) Providers of substance abuse treatment, both individuals and facilities;
(d) Support groups;
(e) The physical therapy work environment; and
(f) The ability of the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to practice with reasonable skill and safety.
(2) WRAMP will enter into a monitoring contract with the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant and the board to oversee the physical therapist's or physical therapist assistant's required recovery activities.
(3) WRAMP may make exceptions to individual components of the contract that may be made on an individual basis as needed.
(4) WRAMP will determine, on an individual basis, whether a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant will be prohibited from engaging in the practice of physical therapy for a period of time and restrictions, if any, on the physical therapist's or physical therapist assistant's access to controlled substances in the work place.
(5) WRAMP will maintain records on participants.
(6) WRAMP will be responsible for providing feedback to the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant as to whether treatment progress is acceptable.
(7) WRAMP will report to the board any physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who fails to comply with the requirement of the monitoring program.
(8) The board approves WRAMP's procedures on treatment, monitoring, and limitations on the practice of physical therapy for those participating in the program.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023 and chapter 18.74 RCW, RCW 18.340.020. WSR 18-15-067, § 246-915-320, filed 7/17/18, effective 8/17/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 08-17-026, § 246-915-320, filed 8/13/08, effective 8/13/08; WSR 91-14-006 (Order 178B), § 246-915-320, filed 6/21/91, effective 7/22/91.]
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