§ 18.57.001 Definitions
§ 18.57.003 State board of osteopathic medicine and surgery–Membership–Qualifications–Officers–Meetings–Compensation and travel expenses–Removal
§ 18.57.005 Powers and duties of board
§ 18.57.011 Application of uniform disciplinary act
§ 18.57.015 Osteopathic physician health program–Content–License surcharge
§ 18.57.020 Licenses–Application requirements
§ 18.57.031 License required
§ 18.57.035 Postgraduate training licenses
§ 18.57.040 Licensing exemptions
§ 18.57.045 Inactive licenses
§ 18.57.050 Renewal of licenses–Continuing education requirements–Information about current professional practice
§ 18.57.080 Examinations
§ 18.57.083 Maintenance of certification
§ 18.57.130 Persons licensed by other states–Requirements–Fees
§ 18.57.140 Advertising regulations
§ 18.57.145 Use of designations in combination with name
§ 18.57.150 Applicability of health regulations
§ 18.57.160 Unlawful practices
§ 18.57.245 Insurer’s report of malpractice payments
§ 18.57.285 Pain management rules–Repeal–Adoption of new rules
§ 18.57.290 Down syndrome–Parent information
§ 18.57.800 Opioid drug prescribing rules–Adoption
§ 18.57.810 Opioid drugs–Right to refuse
§ 18.57.900 Interchangeable terms
§ 18.57.910 Repeal

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 18.57 - Osteopathy -- Osteopathic medicine and surgery

  • Board: means the Washington state board of osteopathic medicine and surgery;
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of health;
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Maintenance of certification: means the satisfactory participation in a formal recertification program to maintain board certification after initial certification from the American osteopathic association bureau of osteopathic specialists, the American board of medical specialties, or other accrediting organization recognized by the board;
  • Osteopathic medicine and surgery: means the use of any and all methods in the treatment of disease, injuries, deformities, and all other physical and mental conditions in and of human beings, including the use of osteopathic manipulative therapy; and
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health. See
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.