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Nursing Pool

The RCW and WAC that directly relate to nursing pools:

Revised Code of Washington: Chapter 18.52C RCW
Washington Administrative Code: Chapter 246-845 WAC

Revised Code of Washington (RCW)

A statute or Revised Code of Washington (RCW) is written by the Washington State Legislature. Once legislation is signed by the governor, it becomes law.

The website for RCWs is a searchable database online. You may also access the state government website. If you're interested in obtaining a copy of any RCW, contact your local public library.

Other relevant RCWs are:
Chapter 19.68 RCW
Rebating By Practitioners of Healing Professions
Chapter 18.130 RCW
Regulation of Health Professions - Uniform Disciplinary Act
RCW 26.44.030 Abuse of Children and Adult Dependent Persons
Chapter 34.05 RCW Administrative Procedures Act
Chapter 42.56 RCW Public Records Act
Chapter 70.02 RCW
Medical Records-Health Care Information Access and Disclosure
RCW 70.225.020 Prescription Monitoring Program
Chapter 74.34 RCW Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)

A rule or Washington Administrative Code (WAC) is written to provide interpretive support for the individuals or entities to whom the rule applies. Department of Health rules are written and adopted by a board or commission, or the secretary of the Department of Health. Rules or WACs carry the full force of the law.

WACs are available on the state government website.

The WACs that relate to:
Chapter 246-12 WAC Administrative Procedures and Requirements for Credentialed Health Care Providers
Chapter 246-15 WAC Whistleblower Complaints in Health Care Settings
Chapter 246-16 WAC Standards of Professional Conduct