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PDFWAC 246-855-040

Osteopathic acupuncture physicians' assistant's examination.

(1) Applicants for registration who have not been issued a license or certificate to practice acupuncture from the governments listed in RCW 18.57A.070, or from a country or state with equivalent standards of practice determined by the board, must pass the Washington acupuncture examination.
(2) A written and practical examination in English shall be given twice yearly for qualified applicants at a time and place determined by the board and shall examine the applicants' knowledge of anatomy, physiology, bacteriology, biochemistry, pathology, hygiene and acupuncture.
(3) An applicant must be approved by the board at least forty-five days in advance of the scheduled examination date to be eligible to take the written portion of the examination. The applicant shall provide his or her own needles and other equipment necessary for demonstrating the applicant's skill and proficiency in acupuncture.
(4) An applicant must have successfully completed the written portion of the examination prior to being eligible for the practical examination.
(5) The passing score for the examination is a converted score of seventy-five.
(6) Applicants requesting to retake either the written or practical portion of the examination shall submit the request for reexamination at least forty-five days in advance of the scheduled examination date.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 90-24-055 (Order 100B), recodified as § 246-855-040, filed 12/3/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005(2), 18.57A.020 and 18.130.050(1). WSR 88-21-081 (Order PM 780), § 308-138B-110, filed 10/19/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005 and 18.57A.020. WSR 82-17-005 (Order PL 402), § 308-138B-110, filed 8/5/82. Formerly WAC 308-138-110.]
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