Temporary Technicians

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

  • License fee: $50.00
  • Criminal background check fee: $21.00
  • One year from date of issue

General requirements for all applicants

  • Completed Application and fee Completed reference form
  • Completed supervisor's affidavit. NOTE: An affidavit form is required for each employer
  • Official transcript OR on a temporary basis, a letter from the Director of the educational program on official stationary.
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Renewal fees and information

  • This License cannot be renewed


Last Updated: April 2, 2020