Ala. Admin. Code r. 798-X-8-.03 - Reporting Requirements And Audit

(1) A respiratory therapist shall:
(a) Provide a signed statement of affirmation, under penalty, of the degree of compliance with continuing education requirements for license renewal including but not limited to compliance with:
(i) Earning the required number of contact hours of Board-approved or Board-recognized continuing education activities;
(ii) The designated earning period;
(iii) Content and acceptable activities, and
(iv) Any other requirements in these rules.
(b) Maintain individual continuing education records for two years following the renewal date for which the contact hours were earned including but not limited to certificates, transcripts, or other documentation of attendance at continuing education activities to substantiate earned contact hours.
(c) Submit documented evidence of meeting continuing education requirements within thirty days of the date a written request is mailed first class to the address of record of the respiratory therapist.
(2) A respiratory therapist who fails to comply with reporting requirements, requirements of the audit, requests for documents, or submitting false, inaccurate, or incomplete evidence of meeting continuing education requirements shall be subject to disciplinary action by the Board.
(3) A respiratory therapist who fails to provide evidence meeting continuing education requirements for license renewal shall not have the license renewed.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 798-X-8-.03
New Rule: Filed May 16, 2005; refilled August 10, 2005; effective September 14, 2005. Amended: Filed October 11, 2007; effective November 15, 2007. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 10, July 31, 2017, eff. 8/19/2017. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 01, October 31, 2018, eff. 12/3/2018.

Original Rule .03 was repealed and Rule .04 was renumbered .03 per certification filed October 19, 2018; effective December 3, 2018. See Repealed information on Rule 798-X-8-.03 below:

Author: The Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-27B-l thru 34-27B-17.

The amended version of this section by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XLII, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2023, filed October 26, 2023 is not yet available.

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