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Scope of Practice


The WSMA believes acupuncture is within the scope of practice of a medical doctor (MD) and a doctor of osteopathy (DO) actively licensed to practice medicine in the state of Washington. (Res B-13, A-99) (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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