Last Update: 8/4/15

Chapter 246-817 WAC

DENTAL QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMISSION

WAC Sections

DENTISTS
Purpose.
Definitions.
Adjudicative proceedingsProcedural rules for the dental quality assurance commission.
LICENSURE—APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Dental licensesTypes authorized.
Dental licensureInitial eligibility and application requirements.
Examination content.
Licensure without examination for dentistsEligibility.
Licensure without examination for dentistsApplication procedure.
Licensure without examination for dentistsLicensing examination standards.
LicensesPersons licensed or qualified out-of-state who are faculty at school of dentistryConditions.
Dental resident license to full dental licenseConditions.
Graduates of nonaccredited schools.
Temporary practice permitsEligibility.
Temporary practice permitsIssuance and duration.
Temporary practice permitMilitary spouse eligibility and issuance.
Dental assistant registration.
Licensure requirements for expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs).
Licensure without examination for expanded function dental auxiliary (EFDA).
Dental anesthesia assistant certification requirements.
Expired credential.
Inactive license.
Dentist retired active status.
GENERAL PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS AND PROHIBITIONS
Display of licenses.
Maintenance and retention of records.
Report of patient injury or mortality.
Prescriptions.
Recording requirements for all prescription drugs.
Recording requirement for scheduled drugs.
Nondiscrimination.
Patient abandonment.
Representation of care, fees, and records.
Disclosure of provider services.
Disclosure of membership affiliation.
Specialty representation.
A rule applicable to dental technicians.
Dentist continuing education requirements.
Dental anesthesia assistant continuing education requirements.
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
Definitions.
Sexual misconduct.
DELEGATIONS OF DUTIES TO PERSONS NOT LICENSED AS DENTISTS
Purpose.
Definitions for WAC 246-817-501 through 246-817-570.
Supportive services that may be performed by registered dental assistants.
Supportive services that may be performed by expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs).
An act that may be performed by unlicensed persons outside the treatment facility.
Acts that may not be performed by registered dental assistants or noncredentialed persons.
Acts that may not be performed by expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs) or noncredentialed persons.
Acts that may be performed by licensed dental hygienists under general supervision.
Acts that may be performed by licensed dental hygienists under close supervision.
Acts that may not be performed by dental hygienists.
INFECTION CONTROL
Purpose.
Definitions.
Use of barriers and sterilization techniques.
Management of single use items.
ADMINISTRATION OF ANESTHETIC AGENTS FOR DENTAL PROCEDURES
Administration of anesthetic agents for dental procedures.
Definitions.
Basic life support requirements.
Defibrillator.
Recordkeeping, equipment and emergency medications or drugs required in all sites where anesthetic agents of any kind are administered.
Local anesthesia.
"Minimal sedation by inhalation" (to include but not limited to nitrous oxide).
"Minimal sedation."
Moderate sedation.
Moderate sedation with parenteral agents.
General anesthesia and deep sedation.
Dental anesthesia assistant.
Training requirements for anesthesia monitor.
Permitting/renewal requirements.
Discharge criteria for all levels of sedation/general anesthesia.
Nondental anesthesia providers.
Mandatory reporting of death or significant complication as a result of any dental procedure.
Application of chapter 18.130 RCW.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE MONITORING PROGRAMS
Intent.
Terms used in WAC 246-817-801 through 246-817-830.
Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.
Participation in approved substance abuse monitoring program.
PAIN MANAGEMENT
Pain management—Intent.
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 dentist.
Pain management specialist.
FEES
Dentist fees and renewal cycle.
Dental assistant, dental anesthesia assistant, and expanded function dental auxiliary fees and renewal cycle.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
246-817-170
ApplicationsPermitsRenewals for the administration of conscious sedation with multiple oral or parenteral agents or general anesthesia (including deep sedation). [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.035. WSR 95-21-041, § 246-817-170, filed 10/10/95, effective 11/10/95.] Repealed by WSR 09-04-042, filed 1/30/09, effective 3/2/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.640 and 18.32.0365.
246-817-175
Conscious sedation with parenteral or multiple oral agentsEducation and training requirementsApplication. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.035. WSR 95-21-041, § 246-817-175, filed 10/10/95, effective 11/10/95.] Repealed by WSR 09-04-042, filed 1/30/09, effective 3/2/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.640 and 18.32.0365.
246-817-180
General anesthesia (including deep sedation)Education and training requirements. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.035. WSR 95-21-041, § 246-817-180, filed 10/10/95, effective 11/10/95.] Repealed by WSR 09-04-042, filed 1/30/09, effective 3/2/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.640 and 18.32.0365.
246-817-201
Application for licensureAIDS education requirements. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.035. WSR 95-21-041, § 246-817-201, filed 10/10/95, effective 11/10/95.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-817-360
Prescribing, dispensing or distributing drugs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.035. WSR 95-21-041, § 246-817-360, filed 10/10/95, effective 11/10/95.] Repealed by WSR 15-12-091, filed 6/2/15, effective 7/3/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.0365.
246-817-750
Conscious sedation with an oral agent. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.035. WSR 95-21-041, § 246-817-750, filed 10/10/95, effective 11/10/95.] Repealed by WSR 09-04-042, filed 1/30/09, effective 3/2/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.32.640 and 18.32.0365.