Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 40]
|Description||Establishes qualifications for licensure, requirements for renewal, and standards of practice for respiratory care practitioners.|
|State Authority||Chapter 29 of Title 54.1|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
1) Achieve a high level of satisfaction for application and renewal processes for all licensed practitioners.
2) Increase the number of licensed respiratory care practitioners and achieve a reduction in unlicensed practice.
|Name / Title:||William L. Harp, M.D. / Executive Director|
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
|Telephone:||(804)367-4558 FAX: (804)527-4429 TDD: ()-|