Chapter 18.29 RCW

DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Sections
Regulation of health care professionsCriteria.
"Surfaces of the teeth" defined.
License required.
Requirements for licensing.
Licensure by endorsement.
Scope of licensee's functionsEmploymentSupervision.
Expanded function dental auxiliary servicesSupervision.
Employment by health care facilities authorizedLimitationsRequirements for services performed in senior centers.
Delegated actsHomebound patients.
License issuanceDisplay.
Renewals.
Application of uniform disciplinary act.
ViolationsPenaltyProsecutions.
Dental hygiene examining committeeGenerally.
ExaminationsSecretary's authorityConsultation with examining authority.
Secretary's authorityGenerallyContinuing education.
Approval of educational programs.
Examinations.
Immunity.
Committee meetingsQuorumEffect of vacancy.
Exemptions from chapter.
Initial limited license.
Rules.
Community-based sealant programs in schoolsData collection.
Services at senior centers and community-based sealant programsDental hygienist duties.
Construction1923 c 16.
NOTES:
Reviser's note: Powers and duties of the department of licensing and the director of licensing transferred to the department of health and the secretary of health. See RCW 43.70.220.
Dentistry: Chapter 18.32 RCW.
Health professions accountFees creditedRequirements for biennial budget requestUnappropriated funds: RCW 43.70.320.
Rebating by practitioners of healing professions prohibited: Chapter 19.68 RCW.
Secretary of health or designee ex officio member of health professional licensure and disciplinary boards: RCW 43.70.300.
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