Partners for Our Children

SB5229 requires health equity continuing education for health care professionals beginning  
By January 1, 2023, the rule-making authority for each health profession licensed under Title 18 RCW subject to continuing education requirements must adopt rules requiring a licensee to complete health equity continuing education training at least once every four years.  The bill outlines requirements related to training, such as, courses must teach attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enable a health care professional to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities, varying in race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexuality, religion, age, ability, and socioeconomic status.

1st Substitute:

Floor Amendment Adopted 2-17-21: