Last Update: 2/3/15

Chapter 246-918 WAC

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSMEDICAL QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMISSION

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Application withdrawals.
Prescriptions.
Physician assistant qualifications for interim permits.
Delegation agreements.
Background checkTemporary practice permit.
Physician assistantRequirements for licensure.
How to return to active status when a license has expired.
Requirements for obtaining an allopathic physician assistant license for those who hold an active osteopathic physician assistant license.
Scope of practiceOsteopathic alternate physician.
Practice limitations due to disciplinary action.
Remote site.
Use of laser, light, radiofrequency, and plasma devices as applied to the skin.
Nonsurgical medical cosmetic procedures.
Physician assistant identification.
Renewal and continuing medical education cycle.
Retired active license.
Continuing medical education requirements.
Basic physician assistant-surgical assistant (PASA) duties.
Physician assistant-surgical assistant (PASA)Use and supervision.
Sexual misconduct.
Abuse.
PAIN MANAGEMENT
Pain managementIntent.
Exclusions.
Definitions.
Patient evaluation.
Treatment plan.
Informed consent.
Written agreement for treatment.
Periodic review.
Long-acting opioids, including methadone.
Episodic care.
ConsultationRecommendations and requirements.
ConsultationExemptions for exigent and special circumstances.
ConsultationExemptions for the physician assistant.
Pain management specialist.
Physician assistants fees and renewal cycle.