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House Bill 1387


House Bill 1387

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB1387 (Updated March 1, 2000 5:23 PM - DI 84)


Respiratory care practitioners. Requires a respiratory care practitioner to be licensed. (Current law requires that these practitioners be certified.) Requires that rules governing respiratory care practitioners include a designation of all tasks. Provides which respiratory care practices are or are not tasks. Allows certain courses to be accepted toward continuing education requirements. Allows an individual who is not a licensed, registered, or certified health care professional to perform respiratory care practices after passage of an examination. Establishes requirements for student permits. Allows an individual who is not a licensed or certified health care professional to perform respiratory care tasks if certain conditions are met. Provides that an individual who holds a valid respiratory care certificate on June 30, 2001, is considered to hold a valid respiratory care license after that date until the certificate's expiration date. Requires that the respiratory care committee propose rules and the medical licensing board adopt rules that designate all respiratory care tasks before July 1, 2001, after receiving feedback from affected health care providers and consulting with certain organizations.
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