308-12-250 - Do I need ongoing professional development to maintain my license?

308-12-250. Do I need ongoing professional development to maintain my license?

(1) To maintain active practice, you must accumulate twenty-four professional development hours (PDH) for the upcoming two-year renewal period.

(2) The PDH you accumulate are subject to audit by the board.

(3) Up to twelve PDH over the required hours can be carried forward from the second year of your previous renewal period.

(4) Professional development equivalents:

(a) One professional development hour (PDH) is equal to no less than fifty minutes of instruction.

(b) For professional development through an institution of higher education:

(i) One semester hour equals forty-five PDH.

(ii) One quarter hour equals thirty PDH.

(Amended by WSR 21-01-127, Filed 12/15/2020, effective 1/15/2021)

Statutory Authority: RCW 18.08.340 and 43.24.086. 11-11-019, ยง 308-12-250, filed 5/9/11, effective 7/1/11.

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