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To maintain licensure, a respiratory therapist must complete a minimum of seven (7) continuing education (CE) hours every
For the current CE requirements, please see Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 331-720-0010.
Please note: As of January 1, 2014, CE credits are no longer given for CPR, BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP certification or recertification courses for respiratory therapists or polysomnographic technologists.
Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions
Documentation supporting compliance with CE requirements must be
maintained by the licensee for a period of two (2) years following license
renewal and be provided to the Health Licensing Office upon request.
Each licensee shall document compliance with the CE
credit requirements through attestation on the license renewal
For current auditing and sanction information, please see OAR 331-720-0020.
To obtain pre-approval of CE courses provided by organizations not already approved in rule, please go to the HLO Forms page and search for the HLO CEU Pre-Approval Request Form.
Complete the request form (maintaining it in Microsoft Word format), and email it along with all the required supporting documentation (listed on the instructions page) to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (503) 373-2088 with your CE related questions.
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