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WAC 246-808-510

Definitions.

"Auxiliary services" means those services, excluding those practices which are restricted to licensed chiropractors, which may be needed for the support of chiropractic care.
"Auxiliary staff" means personnel, except regular senior students and clinical postgraduate trainees, who receive ongoing on-the-job training and who work for or at the direction of a licensed doctor of chiropractic.
"Chiropractor,""doctor of chiropractic," means a person licensed under chapter 18.25 RCW.
"Clinical postgraduate trainee" means a graduate doctor of chiropractic serving a period of postgraduate chiropractic training in a program of clinical chiropractic training sponsored by an accredited school of chiropractic approved by this state. The clinical postgraduate trainee works under the direct supervision and control of a commission approved preceptor as described in WAC 246-808-190 and 246-808-535. Clinical postgraduate trainees who have had their chiropractic license suspended, revoked, or otherwise conditioned or restricted under authority of any competent jurisdiction shall not perform any delegated tasks listed in WAC 246-808-535(4).
"Direct supervision" and "direct supervision and control" means a licensed chiropractor is on the premises and immediately available, and has examined the patient prior to delegating duties to auxiliary staff, regular senior students, or clinical postgraduate trainees.
"Mentally or physically disabled chiropractor" means a chiropractor who has either been determined by a court to be mentally incompetent or mentally ill or who is unable to practice chiropractic with reasonable skill and safety to patients by reason of any mental or physical condition.
"Regular senior student" means a student in his or her last term (quarter or semester) at an accredited school approved by the commission who has met all clinical and graduation requirements except clinical training hours.
"Unprofessional conduct" as used in these regulations means the conduct described in RCW 18.130.180 and 18.25.112.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.25.0171. WSR 06-09-033, § 246-808-510, filed 4/12/06, effective 5/13/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. WSR 96-16-074, § 246-808-510, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]
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