(1) In order for a continuing education activity to qualify for board approval, the following qualifications must be met:
(a) The activity must contribute directly to the professional competency of the licensee or registrant;
(b) The activity must relate to the practice of mortuary science or, for a registrant, be a course required for initial licensure;
(c) The activity must be conducted by individuals who are considered by the board to be knowledgeable in the subject matter of the program by virtue of education, training, or experience.
(2) The board may approve as continuing education activities courses, lectures, seminars, correspondence or homestudy programs, or other instructional programs which meet the above qualifications and which the board determines would be beneficial in improving the knowledge or service capability of licensees and registered interns.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 07-03-027, § 308-48-590, filed 1/5/07, effective 2/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.120 and 18.39.175. 88-01-024 (Order PM 697), § 308-48-590, filed 12/9/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175 (4) and (6) and 18.39.176. 85-19-013 (Order PL 550), § 308-48-590, filed 9/6/85. Statutory Authority: 1984 c 279 § 53(b). 85-01-077 (Order PL 504), § 308-48-590, filed 12/19/84.]