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Recent Regulatory News

DQAC Business Meeting – April 30

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) will hold its next business meeting on Friday, April 30 at 8:30 AM.

DQAC Business Meeting

Friday, April 30
8:30 AM

See Agenda
The Commission will hold a rule hearing at 8:35 AM to consider adoption of proposed rule WAC 246-817-420 Specialty representation.

See Proposed Rule
Additional agenda items include:

  • Presentation from Promethean Dental Systems on their remediation services for use in disciplinary cases
  • Overview of legislation that has the potential to impact the Commission
  • Rule updates on the Covid-19 screening delegation, Covid-19 vaccination delegation, Continuing education, and Examination content rules
  • Individual DQAC Committee updates
  • Review of request for approval from Providence Medical Group Dental Residency for their new general practice residency program
  • Review of request for approval from Dr. Quarnstrom to be an approved CPR/BLS certification provider
  • Continuing discussion on license renewal
  • Discussion of letters received regarding the recent American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine position statement.
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