TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Resp 100 ††ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

PART Resp 101DEFINITIONS

Section Resp 101.01Board

Section Resp 101.02Board of Directors

Section Resp 101.03Certified Pulmonary Function Technician (CPFT)

Section Resp 101.04Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

Section Resp 101.05Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)

Section Resp 101.06Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT)

Section Resp 101.07Respiratory Care

Section Resp 101.08Respiratory Care Practitioner

 

PART Resp 102DESCRIPTION OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS

Section Resp 102.01Composition of the Board

Section Resp 102.02Relationship of the Board to the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

Section Resp 102.03Duties of the Board

Section Resp 102.04Other Organizational Rules

 

CHAPTER Resp 200 ††PROCEDURAL RULES

PART Resp 201PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

Section Resp 201.01Rules of Practice and Procedure

 

CHAPTER Resp 300 REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE

PART Resp 301DEFINITIONS

Section Resp 301.01American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)

Section Resp 301.02National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc. (NBRC)

 

PART Resp 302APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Section Resp 302.01Processing of Applications

Section Resp 302.02Required Documents

 

PART Resp 303QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE

Section Resp 303.01Eligibility Requirements for Initial Licensure

Section Resp 303.02Educational Requirements

 

PART Resp 304EXAMINATION

Section Resp 304.01Examination Requirement

 

PART Resp 305CONDITIONAL LICENSES

Section Resp 305.01Definitions

Section Resp 305.02Certain Applicants To Be Issued Conditional Licenses

Section Resp 305.03Competency Requirements

Section Resp 305.04Conditional Licenses

Section Resp 305.05Full Initial Licensure of Conditional Licensees

Section Resp 305.06Administrative Obligations of Conditional Licensees

Section Resp 305.07Extension of Conditional License when Supervised Practice is Incomplete or Supervisory Letter is Unavailable

Section Resp 305.08Extension of Conditional License in Accordance with Supervisorís Request

Section Resp 305.09Professional Obligations of Conditional Licensees

Section Resp 305.10Expiration, Suspension and Emergency Suspension of Conditional Licenses

 

PART Resp 306TEMPORARY LICENSES

††††††††††††††† Section Resp 306.01The Nature of Temporary Licenses

††††††††††††††† Section Resp 306.02Restriction on Temporary Licenses

††††††††††††††† Section Resp 306.03Basic Eligibility Requirements for Temporary Licenses

††††††††††††††† Section Resp 306.04Issuance and Expiration of Temporary Licenses

 

CHAPTER Resp 400 CONTINUED STATUS

PART Resp 401DEFINITIONS

Section Resp 401.01Definitions of Terms

 

PART Resp 402PROCEDURES FOR RENEWING A LICENSE AND INDICATING A DECISION NOT TO REVIEW

Section Resp 402.01Procedure for Licensees Who Do Not Wish to Renew Their Licenses

Section Resp 402.02License Renewal Procedure

Section Resp 402.03License Renewal Application Packet

Section Resp 402.04Licensure Renewal Application Form

Section Resp 402.05Effect of the Renewal Applicantís Signature

Section Resp 402.06Required Documents

Section Resp 402.07The Boardís Renewal Application Processing Procedures

Section Resp 402.08Renewal of Licensure

Section Resp 402.09Non-Completion of Maintenance of Continuing Competence Reported on the Renewal Form

Section Resp 402.10Audit Procedure

 

††††††††† PART Resp 403REINSTATEMENT OF LICENSES

Section Resp 403.01Licenses Subject to Reinstatement; Board Procedure Related to Reinstatement of Licensure

Section Resp 403.02Application Procedures for Reinstatement of Suspended or Lapsed Licenses

Section Resp 403.03Board Procedures for Processing Reinstatement Applications

Section Resp 403.04Reinstatement of Licenses Suspended Pursuant to Resp 402.09(f)(2)

Section Resp 403.05Reinstatement of Licenses Suspended Pursuant to Resp 402.09(f)(2) When the Applicant Has Note Been Active in the Profession

 

††††††††† PART Resp 404ELIGIBILITY CATEGORIES FOR REINSTATEMENT OF LAPSED LICENSES

Section Resp 404.01Eligibility Requirements for Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for No More than 2 Years

Section Resp 404.02Eligibility Requirements for Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for No More Than 2 Years When the Individual Affected Has Not Been Active in the Profession

Section Resp 404.03Supervisors

Section Resp 404.04Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for More than 2 Years But Not More Than 6 Years When Licensees Have Been Active in the Profession in Another State

Section Resp 404.05Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for More Than 2 Years But Not More Than 6 Years When Licensees Have Not Been Active in the Profession in Another State

Section Resp 404.06Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for More Than 6 Years When Licensees Have Been Active in the Profession in Another State

Section Resp 404.07Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for More Than 6 Years When Licensees Have Not Been Active in the Profession in Another State

 

††††††††† PART Resp 405REVOCATION, SUSPENSION AND OTHER SANCTIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 405.01Misconduct

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 405.02Sanctions

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 405.03Procedures for Imposition of Sanctions

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 405.04Determinations Required for Sanctions

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 405.05Unauthorized Practice

 

††††††††† PART Resp 406CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.01Continuing Professional Education Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.02Full and Partial Waivers of Continuing Professional Education Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.03Passing the NBRC Re-Credentialing Examination

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.04Successful Completion of a College Level Course Relating to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.05Successful Completion of Courses, Programs, Workshops and Seminars

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.06Passing Specialty Examinations

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.07Public Professional Presentations Relating to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.08Participation in a Respiratory Care Research Project

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.09Informal Independent Study in Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.10As a Student, Taking and Passing Courses for Either Initial or Renewal Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.11Participation as an Instructor or Instructor Trainee in Courses for Either Initial or Renewal Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.12Teaching a College-Level Course Relating to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.13Facility-Based Respiratory Care In-Service Training

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.14Publication of Writing Related to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 406.15Participation in the Work of Professional Respiratory Care Boards, Committees and Agencies

 

††††††††† PART Resp 407DOCUMENTATION OF CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.01Documentation Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.02Passing the NBRC Re-Credentialing Examination

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.03Successful Completion of a College-Level Course Relating to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.04Successful Completion of Courses, Programs, Workshops and Seminars

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.05Passing Specialty Examinations

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.06Public Professional Presentation Relating to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.07Participation in a Respiratory Care Research Project

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.08Informal Independent Study in Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.09As a Student, Taking and Passing Courses for Either Initial or Renewal Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.10Participation as an Instructor or Instructor Trainee in Courses for Either Initial or Renewal Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.11Teaching a College-Level Course Relating to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.12Facility-Based Respiratory Care in-Service Training

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.13Publication of Writing Related to Respiratory Care

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 407.14Participation in the Work of Professional Respiratory Care Boards, Committees and Agencies

 

††††††††† PART Resp 408ONGOING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 408.01Obligation to Update Information

 

††††††††† PART Resp 409MATERIEL MANAGEMENT

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 409.01Assignment of Routine Tasks

 

††††††††† PART Resp 410POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 410.01Definitions

††††††††† `†††††† Section Resp 410.02Practice Locations

††††††††††††††††† Section Resp 410.03Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Limited Scope of Practice

 

CHAPTER Resp 500 ETHICAL STANDARDS

PART Resp 501DEFINITIONS

Section Resp 501.01Definitions

 

PART Resp 502BINDING ETHICAL STANDARDS

††††††† Section Resp 502.01Ethical Standards for Respiratory Care Practitioners

††††††† Section Resp 502.02Violation of Ethical Standards as Misconduct