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.
No more than one temporary license may be granted to a person who has completed the educational requirements. This license allows the holder to practice respiratory care under the direct supervision of a licensed respiratory care practitioner. This license shall be issued for a term of 90 days and may be extended for an additional 90 days at the discretion of the board.
How to apply
General requirements for all applicants
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- This License cannot be renewed
Last Updated: May 2, 2014