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WAC 246-928-560

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How to apply for licensure for persons credentialed out-of-state.

This section explains how a person holding a license in another state or jurisdiction may apply for licensure.
(1) An applicant who is currently or was previously credentialed in another state or jurisdiction may qualify for licensure in Washington state. Applicants must submit the following documentation to be considered for licensure:
(a) An application fee and forms as specified in WAC 246-928-420 and 246-928-990; and
(b) Written verification directly from all states in which the applicant is or was credentialed, attesting that the applicant has or had a license in good standing and is not subject to charges or disciplinary action for unprofessional conduct or impairment; and
(c) Verification of completion of the required education and examination as specified in WAC 246-928-520.
(2) Applicants who have completed a two-year program recognized by the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) in their current list, or any previous lists, and are eligible to sit for the CSRT registry examination; or have been issued a registration by the CSRT are considered to have met the educational and examination requirements in this chapter. Canadian applicants are required to submit verification directly from CSRT, as well as all of the information listed above for applicants licensed in another jurisdiction.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.89.050(1). WSR 01-11-165, ยง 246-928-560, filed 5/23/01, effective 6/23/01.]