State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers

For immediate release: June 26, 2024   (24-075)

Contact: DOH Communications
Public inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700

OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of the following health care providers in our state. The department has also immediately suspended the credentials of people who have been prohibited from practicing in other states.

The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors). Information about disciplinary action taken against medical doctors and physician assistants can be found on the Washington Medical Commission (WMC) website. Questions about WMC disciplinary actions can be sent to

Information about health care providers is on the agency’s website. Click on “Health Care Provider Lookup” under the “Find it Fast” section of the Department of Health website ( The site includes information about a health care provider’s license status, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of legal documents issued after July 1998. This information is also available by calling 360-236-4700. Consumers who think a health care provider acted unprofessionally are also encouraged to call and report their complaint.

Pierce County

In May 2024 the Dental Quality Assurance Commission summarily suspended the dental assistant license of Anita Eternitee Wayne (D161309286) pending further legal action. In November 2023, Wayne physically abused a vulnerable adult and was placed on a long-term care abuse and neglect registry. Wayne is prohibited from being employed in the care of or having unsupervised access to vulnerable adults.

Out of State

Florida: In May 2024 the Board of Nursing (formerly the Nursing Commission) summarily suspended the registered nurse and advanced registered nurse practitioner licenses of Musue Kaneh (RN60991255, AP60997709-NP) pending further legal action. In July 2023, the North Carolina Board of Nursing reprimanded Kaneh’s approval to practice as a nurse practitioner for failing to maintain standards of patient care and documentation for numerous patients. Kaneh must undergo a formal assessment before petitioning for reinstatement of approval to practice as a nurse practitioner.

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