Utah Administrative Code
The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).
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R156. Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing.
Rule R156-57. Respiratory Care Practices Act Rule.
As in effect on January 1, 2020
Table of Contents
- R156-57-101. Title.
- R156-57-102. Definitions.
- R156-57-103. Authority - Purpose.
- R156-57-104. Organization - Relationship to Rule R156-1.
- R156-57-302a. Qualifications for Licensure - Examination Requirements.
- R156-57-302b. Qualifications for Licensure - Education Requirements.
- R156-57-303. Renewal Cycle - Procedures.
- Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment
- Notice of Continuation
- Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law
This rule is known as the "Respiratory Care Practices Act Rule".
In addition to the definitions in Title 58, Chapters 1 and 57, as used in Title 58, Chapters 1 and 57, or this rule:
(1) "Other respiratory related durable medical equipment intended for use in the home", as used in Subsection 58-57-2(6)(k), means other new respiratory care technology intended for use in the home that was not approved on the market as of September 2006.
(2) "Supervised" as used in Subsection 58-1-307(1)(b) or "supervising" as used in Subsection 58-57-2(4)(e) means that the licensed respiratory care practitioner is present in the facility and shall be available to see the patient and give immediate consultation with respect to care.
This rule is adopted by the division under the authority of Subsection 58-1-106(1)(a) to enable the division to administer Title 58, Chapter 57.
The organization of this rule and its relationship to Rule R156-1 is as described in Section 58-1-107.
In accordance with Subsection 58-57-4(2)(f) and Sections 58-57-5 and 58-1-309, all applicants for licensure shall pass the following examinations:
(1) the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Certification Examination for Entry Level Respiratory Therapists (CRT); or
(2) the NBRC Registry Examination for Advanced Respiratory Therapists (RRT).
In accordance with Subsection 58-57-4(2)(e) and Section 58-57-5, "a respiratory care practitioner education program that is approved by the board" means a respiratory care educational program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC) as evidenced by NBRC certification as a CRT or RRT.
(1) In accordance with Subsection 58-1-308(1), the renewal date for the two-year renewal cycle applicable to licensees under Title 58, Chapter 57 is established by rule in Section R156-1-308a.
(2) Renewal procedures shall be in accordance with Section R156-1-308c.
licensing, respiratory care
February 22, 2007
April 26, 2016
58-57-1; 58-1-106(1)(a); 58-1-202(1)(a)
For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R156, please contact the promulgating agency (Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.