PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
(Podiatric Medical Board)
[Filed August 10, 2021, 10:23 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-922-300 Podiatric continuing education required and 246-922-310 Categories of creditable podiatric continuing education activities. The podiatric medical board is considering amendments to update and clarify the continuing education rules for podiatric physicians.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.22.015
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The podiatric medical board (board) is considering amendments to update and clarify existing continuing medical education (CME) regulations. The board routinely receives questions related to acceptable CME, as well as acceptance of electronically transmitted CME offerings. The board will consider rule amendments to update and clarify existing CME regulations and include any necessary housekeeping changes.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Susan Gragg, P.O. Box 47852, Olympia, WA 98504-7852, phone 360-236-4941, fax 360-236-2901, TTY 711, email email@example.com, website www.doh.wa.gov/podiatry, https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADOH/subscriber/new.
Additional comments: The board will use the existing GovDelivery list to inform stakeholders of opportunities to provide input on proposed rule language. Interested parties can join the GovDelivery list to get information on participating in the process by subscribing at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADOH/subscriber/new.
August 9, 2021