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Respiratory Care Licensing


Prior to beginning renewals, all licensees are encouraged to review the User Guide, available by clicking HERE.

The Board of Respiratory Care regulates the practice of respiratory care in DC. The Board advises the Mayor and enforces the law. The Board also evaluates applicants' qualifications, administers examinations, recommends standards and procedures, issues licenses, and make reports. Members must file personal financial disclosure statements. The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the council: three respiratory therapists licensed in District, one physician with knowledge and experience in the practice of respiratory care, and one consumer member. Licenses expire on January 31 of odd years.  

The Respiratory Care Board is scheduled to meet on the following dates in 2019:

February 11, 2019
April 8, 2019
June 10, 2019
August 12, 2019
December 9, 2019
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