Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.815
License to practice respiratory care

The Health Licensing Office may issue a license to practice respiratory care to an applicant who:


Submits to the office written evidence that the applicant:


Is at least 18 years of age;


Has completed an approved four-year high school course of study or the equivalent as determined by the appropriate educational agency; and


As approved by the office by rule, satisfies the requirements to be credentialed as a registered respiratory therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care, or its successor organization; and


Passes any examinations approved by the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board, including but not limited to an examination regarding Oregon law and administrative rules related to the practice of respiratory care. [1997 c.792 §6; 2001 c.40 §1; 2003 c.547 §32; 2005 c.21 §9; 2005 c.648 §43; 2009 c.701 §27; 2011 c.715 §4; 2012 c.43 §20; 2013 c.314 §31; 2013 c.568 §69; 2017 c.401 §1; 2019 c.456 §48]


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Jun. 26, 2021