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PDFWAC 246-853-020

Osteopathic medicine and surgery examination.

(1) An applicant for licensure as an osteopathic physician must successfully pass:
(a) Parts I, II, and III of the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA) or Parts I, II, and III of the exam administered by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME); or
(b) The Washington Osteopathic Principles and Practices (OP&P) Examination with a minimum score of seventy-five percent in each section; the Comprehensive Osteopathic Variable-Purpose Examination (COMVEX) administered by NBOME with a minimum passing score as established by NBOME; or other state administered OP&P exam approved by the board.
(2) In addition to the exams identified in subsection (1)(b) of this section, the applicant must also pass at least one of the following:
(a) The Federation of State Licensing Board (FLEX) Examination taken prior to June 1985 passed with a FLEX weighted average of a minimum seventy-five percent; or
(b) The FLEX I and FLEX II Examination with a minimum score of seventy-five on each component; or
(c) The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Steps I, II, and III after December 1993 with a minimum score as established by the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005, 18.57A.020, and 18.130.250. WSR 15-16-085, § 246-853-020, filed 7/31/15, effective 8/31/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 93-24-028, § 246-853-020, filed 11/22/93, effective 12/23/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.130.175. WSR 91-10-043 (Order 159B), § 246-853-020, filed 4/25/91, effective 5/26/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 90-24-055 (Order 100B), recodified as § 246-853-020, filed 12/3/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005(2), 18.57A.020 and 18.130.050(1). WSR 88-14-113 (Order 745), § 308-138-055, filed 7/6/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57A.020, 18.57.005 and 18.130.050. WSR 88-09-030 (Order PM 723), § 308-138-055, filed 4/15/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 85-10-025 (Order PL 527), § 308-138-055, filed 4/24/85. Statutory Authority: 1979 c 117 § 3(3). WSR 79-12-068 (Order PL 321), § 308-138-055, filed 11/29/79.]
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