Associate License

Respiratory care practitioner means a person licensed as a respiratory therapist or as a respiratory care technician under this chapter. Respiratory care means the therapy, management, rehabilitation, diagnostic evaluation and care, administered on the order of a physician or surgeon, of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities affecting the cardiopulmonary system and associated aspects of other bodily system.

How to apply

Fees
  • Permit fee: $65.00
  • Criminal background check fee: $21.00
Term
  • 30 days in a calendar year
Requirements

General Requirements

If an applicant is licensed in another state the following must be submitted:

  • Application
  • Verification of license in good standing from another state that has licensure requirements equivalent to the requirements of this chapter
  • Written confirmation of applicant's credential from the NBRC
  • At the time of application, the associate must report the dates and locations that the respiratory services will be performed in Maine, which may not exceed 30 days in a calendar year

If an applicant is certified or registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care and resides in a nonlicensure state the following must be submitted:

  • Application Verification of being certified or registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care
  • At the time of application, the associate must report the dates and locations that the respiratory services will be performed in Maine, which may not exceed 30 days in a calendar year.
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Renewal fees and information

  • This License cannot be renewed

 

Last Updated: May 2, 2014