Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 40]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Action:
Regulatory reform changes
 
General Information
Action Summary In addition to corrections and edits, section 40 is amended to allow an option for licensure of an applicant who has been licensed in another state but who does not have “active practice,” defined as 160 hours of professional practice within the 24-month period immediately preceding application. The applicant would be allowed to demonstrate competency through documentation of 20 hours of continuing education within the 24-month period.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003567]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 10/16/2012
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6490 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.