Section .0300 – Licensing

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Published: 2015

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(a)  Each license issued by the Board shall be valid for a

period of one year, except as otherwise provided in the Rules in this Section.

(b)  Each individual who is issued a license shall be issued

a license number.  Should that number be retired for any reason (such as death,

failure to renew the license, or any other reason) that number will not be

reissued.  A license card showing the expiration date must be filed or on display

at the licensee's principal place of business so as to be available for

inspection.  Each licensee also shall keep a copy of the license wallet card

available for inspection to anyone on request in the course of delivering


(c)  In accordance with the provisions of G.S. 90-640,

whenever a licensee is providing respiratory care to a patient, the licensee

shall wear a badge or nameplate that displays, in easily visible type, the

licensee's name followed by a comma and the designation "RCP," that

is an abbreviation for respiratory care practitioner. Provisional license

holders shall wear a badge or nameplate which displays, in easily visible type,

the licensee's name and the designation "RCP-Provisional." RCP

students shall wear a badge or nameplate that displays, in easily visible type,

the student's name, the designation "RCP Student" and the name of the

school the student is attending.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑652(2);(4);

90-658(b); 90-640;

Temporary Adoption Eff. October 15, 2001;

Eff. August 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. August 22, 2015.