Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.807
Exemptions for practice of polysomnography and respiratory care by licensed individuals

Notwithstanding ORS 688.805 (Exceptions to license requirements):


ORS 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability) do not prohibit a respiratory care practitioner from practicing polysomnography in accordance with the prescription or verbal order of a physician or naturopathic physician and under the direction of a qualified medical director for respiratory care or for polysomnography.


A polysomnographic technologist may not practice respiratory care without a license issued under ORS 688.815 (License to practice respiratory care), unless the act is within the scope of practice of a polysomnographic technologist. [2011 c.715 §9; 2017 c.356 §92]


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Jun. 26, 2021