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Respiratory Care workers provide services to consumers, under the direction of a licensed physician. They identify, prevent and rehabilitate acute or chronic dysfunction, to promote the greatest respiratory health and function. Respiratory care also includes teaching the patient, and the patient's family, respiratory care procedures as part of the patient's ongoing program.
The performance of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and removal of carbon dioxide by respiratory therapists is within the scope of practice of licensed respiratory therapists (RRTs).
The Board of Respiratory Care announces a change regarding the number of continuing education contact hours required for license renewal.
Board regulations require that all licensed respiratory therapists complete 15 contact hours of continuing education (CE) as a condition of license renewal.
The purpose of this advisory is to remind all licensed respiratory therapists in the Commonwealth of their responsibility to renew his/her license every two years on the even numbered years.