N.J. Admin. Code § 13:44F-10.1 - Continuing education requirements for biennial renewal

(a) A licensee applying for biennial license renewal shall complete, during the preceding biennial period, 30 continuing education (CE) credits as specified in (c) below. Applicants for initial licensure are exempt from the continuing education requirements of this section for the initial biennial period of licensure.
(b) Each licensee shall confirm on the application for biennial licensure renewal that he or she has completed 30 continuing education credits.
(c) A licensee shall complete a minimum of 30 continuing education credits, in programs permitted under 13:44F-10.2, as follows:
1. At least one CE credit in infection control;
2. At least one CE credit in patient safety/medical errors;
3. At least one CE credit in ethics;
4. At least 20 CE credits in other respiratory care clinical practices; and
5. Any remaining credits in any health care related field.
(d) A licensee who completes credit hours in excess of the 30 credits required may apply no more than five of those credits to the continuing education requirement for the following biennial period only, so long as those additional credits were completed within one year prior to the end of the biennial licensing period.
(e) The Board may direct a licensee to complete continuing education credits to correct a deficiency in the licensee's continuing education requirement.
(f) A licensee who is required to complete remedial continuing education pursuant to Board action shall not receive credit for such imposed continuing education toward the mandatory 30 credits of biennial licensure period.


N.J. Admin. Code § 13:44F-10.1
Amended by 51 N.J.R. 1277(a), effective 8/5/2019

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